-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
Percy Alfred Bembridge

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







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.




Additional Photographs
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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 1






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)
Damien W. Sullivan (photo, 2001)
Jemma Wain (information, November 2011)