-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
Andrew Leander Baker

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Date of birth: 24th February 1918
Place of birth: North Harbour, Newfoundland
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212472
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information: Andrew was born on 24th February 1918 in North Harbour, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland. He was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 2






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Elaine Archer (photo, Oct 2018)
Jim Roache (biographical information, May 2006)
Canadian Virtual War Memorial