-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 Switzer

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Date of birth: 9th January 1909
Place of birth: Bethnal Green, London, England
Parents: George and Alice Switzer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 218632
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 9th January 1909 in Bethnal Green, London to George and Alice Switzer. The family later lived in Walthamstow, Essex. He was 32 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, Column 2






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)
His niece, Janet Balaam (photo, June 2015)