-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 Saunders

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Date of birth: 6th October 1915
Place of birth: Landport, Portsea, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Phyllis Saunders
Wife: Lilian Saunders
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: PO/X 1501
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 6th October 1915 in Landport, Portsmouth, Hampshire to William and Phyllis Saunders. He was the husband of Lilian Saunders, of Pauls Grove, Hampshire. He was a member of Hood's Number Four 4" gun crew. Albert was serving as a Corporal (Temporary) and was 25 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 3






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)
Mrs TM Southgate (photo, April 2004)