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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Albert Francis Hilton

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Date of birth: 17th March 1918
Place of birth: Brighton, Sussex, England
Parents: Albert and Frances Hilton
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100451
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 17th March 1918 in Brighton, Sussex to Albert and Frances Hilton. Frances Mabel (Wheeler) Hilton. Albert was the eldest of five children: Frank, Ronald, Phyllis (Benson), Doris (Pritchard/Griffith).The family lived in Hove, Sussex. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Albert's name is in Column 1 of Panel 55.

Detail of Albert's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Albert's great-nephew, Shane Hilton (photo, May 2006)
Janet Griffith (information, November 2017)