-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
Albert George Matthews

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Date of birth: 5th January 1917
Place of birth: Bordon, Hampshire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 115246
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 5th January 1917 in Bordon, Hampshire. He and his wife Gladys had three children, Vivienne, Brian and Albert. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, 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)
His daughter, Vivienne Calloway (information, August 2008)