-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
Percy Alfred Bembridge

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Date of birth: 24th April 1923
Place of birth: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Parents: Douglas and Minnie Bembridge
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 161691
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Percy was born on 24th April 1923 in Derby South, Derbyshire to parents Douglas and Minnie Bembridge. The family lived in Wilmorton, Derbyshire. He was one of seven children. The others were Douglas, Harold, Peter, Charles, Thomas and Winifred. Percy was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Percy's name is in Column 1 of Panel 50.

Detail of Percy'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)
Damien W. Sullivan (photo, 2001)
Jemma Wain (information, November 2011)