-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
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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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)
Albert's great-nephew, Shane Hilton (photo, May 2006)
Janet Griffith (information, November 2017)