-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
Alexander Edward Sim

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Date of birth: 4th April 1915
Place of birth: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Parents: Alexander and Christina Sim
Wife: Kate Sim
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sick Berth Attendant
Service Number: P/MX 69436
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Alexander was born on 4th April 1915 in Portlethen, Kincardineshire, Scotland to Alexander and Christina Sim. He married Kate Ann Macdonald of Kirkibost, Great Bernera in January 1941. . He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 2

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

Roll of Honour 1939-1945 Ness to Bernera

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Malcolm MacDonald (photo, 2001)
Angus MacDonald (information, July 2017)
World War II casualties from Lewis