-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Charles Edward George Gilbert

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Date of birth: 21st October 1911
Place of birth: Wimborne, Dorset, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 81040
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Charles was born on 21st October 1911 in Wimborne, Dorset. He is known to have served at H.M.S. Victory prior to joining Hood. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.




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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His great-nephew David Green (photo, November 2013)