-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
George Bramato Brown Shearer

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Date of birth: 17th January 1914
Place of birth: Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
Parents: Robert and Margaret Shearer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 59307
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

George was born on 17th January 1914 in Holywood, County Down to Robert and Margaret Shearer. The family later lived in Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss.




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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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
George's great-nephew, Chris Wilson (photo, October 2002)