-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
Frederick John Scattergood

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Date of birth: 4th June 1920
Place of birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Parents: Albert and Ann Scattergood
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100484
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Frederick was born on 4th June 1920 to parents Albert and Ann Scattergood, of 18 Westwood Road, Earlsdon, Coventry. He worked as a lathe operator for for G.C. Weston and Co. Ltd. before joining the Navy on 26 December 1939. He was also once a member of the Gosford Street Boy Scouts. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Frederick with three mates in the Victoria Gardens, Gibraltar in July 1940 (after Hood has returned from the bombardment of the French fleet at Mers-el-Kebir.
All four were lost with the ship.
L to R: Eric Eldred, Thomas Smith, Frederick and Eddie Allen.






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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Frederick's niece, Pauline Nuttall (photo, 2001)
Mark Rushworth (Information, May 2008)
Trevor Harkin (information, July 2008)
Jason Robinson (photo of four mates), January 2021