-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Albert John Hutchins

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Date of birth: 18th April 1911
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Wife: Olive M. Hutchins
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 127488
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 18th April 1911 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Albert and Ellen Hutchins. He married Olive May Pryer on 13 September 1936 in Portsmouth. Together thay had one daughter, Patricia, born in May 1937.

Albert was 30 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
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 2 of Panel 46.

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)
Gavin Meikle (information & photo, March 2011)