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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Albert James Kendall

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Date of birth: 14th July 1910
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: Henry and Clare Kendall
Wife: Grace Kendall
Previous occupation: Errand Boy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 115000
Joined Hood: 8th September 1936 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Able Seaman)
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Biographical Information:

"Jim", as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 14th July 1910 in Southampton, Hampshire to parents Henry and Clare Kendall. Jim was the husband of Grace Kendall, of Portsmouth. He was 30 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and rate held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
5th September 192524th April 1926GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM362/9
25th April 192625th June 1926GangesBoy 1st ClassADM362/9
26th June 192613th September 1927Iron DukeBoy 1st ClassADM362/9
14th September 192713th July 1928WarspiteBoy 1st ClassADM362/9
14th July 19287th November 1928WarspiteOrdinary SeamanADM362/9
8th November 192831st December 1928Victory IOrdinary SeamanADM362/9
1st January 192912th December 1929FuriousOrdinary SeamanADM363/116
13th December 192928th September 1931FuriousAble SeamanADM363/116
29th September 193114th January 1932FisgardAble SeamanADM363/116
15th January 193220th September 1932Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
21st September 193222nd March 1935HawkinsAble SeamanADM363/116
23rd March 193513th June 1935Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
14th June 19359th October 1935ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/116
10th October 193514th June 1936Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
15th June 193614th July 1936AmphionAble SeamanADM363/116
15th July 19367th September 1936Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
8th September 193624th May 1941HoodAble SeamanADM363/116

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 48.

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)
Jim's nephews, Terry & Ron Hasker (photo & information, April 2005)