-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
Frederick George Bates

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Date of birth: 8th January 1922
Place of birth: Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Parents: George and Lottie Margaret Bates
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 153715
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Frederick was born on 8th January 1922 to George and Lottie Bates, of Eastbourne, Sussex. He was serving as an Acting Leading Seaman (Temporary). He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 3

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Paul Cheney (photos, October 2002)