-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
Charles George Bassett

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Date of birth: 28th September 1914
Place of birth: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Parents: C. T. R. and Ida Bassett
Wife: Gladys Irene Bassett
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 161546
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Charles was born on 28th September 1914 in Birmingham, Warwickshire to Mr and Mrs C. Bassett. He was the husband of Gladys Bassett, of Fareham, Hampshire. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Charles (indicated by the arrow) and fellow shipmates circa 1936

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)

Charles's name is in Column 1 of Panel 46.

Detail of Charles'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)
His cousin, Mrs. Maisie Dolan (photos, November 2005)