-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
George Frederick Keal

Photo of
Date of birth: 20th March 1912
Place of birth: Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Parents: Ernest and Hope Keal
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 92985
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

George was born on 20th March 1912 in Wimbledon, Surrey to Ernest and Hope Keal, of Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, 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)
George's great niece, Jane Ellis (photo, March 2004)