-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
Albert Henry Parratt

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Date of birth: 16th July 1901
Place of birth: Farnham, Surrey, England
Parents: William and Lucy Parratt
Previous occupation: Farm Carter
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/K 56583 late J94206
Joined Hood: 18th March 1939 (Stoker 1st Class)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Stoker 1st Class)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 16th July 1902 in Farnham, Surrey to William and Lucy Parratt. The family lived in Wrecclesham, Surrey. He was awarded the Naval General Service Medal, with bar 'Palestine 1936-39'. He was 38 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and ratings held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
19th December 191826th March 1919PowerfulBoy 2nd ClassADM188/835
27th March 191927th March 1919PowerfulBoy 1st ClassADM188/835
28th March 191915th July 1919Victory IIStoker 2nd ClassADM188/974
16th July 191927th August 1919Victory IIActing Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
28th August 191931st July 1920ColumbineActing Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
1st August 19204th May 1921ColumbineStoker 1st ClassADM188/974
5th May 192127th May 1924ThundererStoker 1st ClassADM188/974
28th May 19244th September 1924Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM188/974
5th September 192416th February 1925Dido (Seymour, Stronghold, Tilbury)Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
17th February 192531st March 1925Dido (Seymour, Stronghold, Trusty)Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
1st April 192531st December 1925Dido (Seymour, Stronghold, Tilbury)Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
1st January 192631st January 1926Dido (Seymour, Stronghold, Trojan)Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
1st February 192624th January 1927Victory II (Seymour, Stronghold, Trojan)Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
25th January 192731st March 1929Egmont II (Vendetta)Stoker 1st ClassADM188/974
1st April 192910th June 1929Victory II - IV (Vendetta)Stoker 1st ClassADM363/214
11th June 192926th August 1930Victory II - VIStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
27th August 193015th October 1930Pembroke (Diomede)Stoker 1st ClassADM363/214
16th October 193016th February 1931DiomedeStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
17th February 193126th May 1931DunedinStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
27th May 19312nd September 1931Victory II - VIStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
3rd September 193115th December 1933WarspiteStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
16th December 193315th April 1934Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
16th April 19348th March 1935Victory II (Tyrant)Stoker 1st ClassADM363/214
9th March 193515th April 1935Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
16th April 193510th January 1938AjaxStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
11th January 193821st February 1938Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
22nd February 193813th June 1938Hawkins (Cairo)Stoker 1st ClassADM363/214
14th June 19383rd September 1938Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
4th September 19388th December 1938CochraneStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
9th December 193816th December 1938Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
17th December 193817th March 1939St. VincentStoker 1st ClassADM363/214
18th March 193924th May 1941HoodStoker 1st ClassADM363/214

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

Albert's name is in Column 2 of Panel 55.

Detail of Albert'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)
Stephen Harpur (information, April 2011)
Elaine Brown, photo May 2021.