-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
Alan Guest

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Date of birth: 26th August 1923
Place of birth: Bilston, Staffordshire, England
Parents: William and Hannah Guest
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Bandboy
Service Number: RMB/X 1108
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Alan was born on 26th August 1923 to William and Hannah Guest, of Bilston, Staffordshire. He is known to have been the best friend of James Goodall. His action station at the time of Hood's sinking was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 60, Column 1






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)
Annette Goodall (photo, August 2017)