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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
Alfred James Perrin

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Date of birth: 29th December 1913
Place of birth: Hailsham, Sussex, England
Parents: Ethel Perrin
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 56031
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Alf" as he was known to his family and friends was born on 29th December 1913 to Ethel Perrin, of Hawkswood, Hailsham, Sussex.

He was a baker by trade and joined the Navy in 1940. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hailsham War Memorial, Hailsham, Sussex, England

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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Alfred's name is in Column 3 of Panel 57.

Detail of Alfred'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)
Gordon Boniface (photos & information, May 2003)