-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 Clifford Walker

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Date of birth: 15th November 1907
Place of birth: Skelton, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Joseph and Emily Walker
Wife: Kathleen Walker
Previous occupation: Scholar
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 107461
Joined Hood: 8th September 1936 (Leading Seaman)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Petty Officer)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 15th November 1907 in Skelton, Yorkshire to Joseph and Emily Walker. He was the husband of Kathleen Walker, of Fareham, Hampshire. He entered the Navy in 1926. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.






History of ships served in and ratings held:


Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
14th June 192323rd February 1924GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM188/861
24th February 192431st March 1924GangesBoy 1st ClassADM188/861
1st April 192410th April 1924Vivid IBoy 1st ClassADM188/861
11th April 192413th August 1924RevengeBoy 1st ClassADM188/861
14th August 192431st August 1924Vivid IBoy 1st ClassADM188/861
1st September 192414th November 1925BarhamBoy 1st ClassADM188/861
15th November 19259th June 1926BarhamOrdinary SeamanADM188/861
10th June 192623rd October 1926BarhamAble SeamanADM188/861
24th October 192630th November 1927Warspite (Bryony)Able SeamanADM188/861
1st December 192731st August 1928Queen Elizabeth (Bryony)Able SeamanADM188/861
1st September 192818th January 1929Victory IAble SeamanADM188/861
19th January 19293rd September 1930VernonAble SeamanADM363/370
4th September 193018th August 1932CentaurAble SeamanADM363/370
19th August 193226th August 1932Victory IAble SeamanADM363/370
27th August 193217th December 1933ChampionAble SeamanADM363/370
18th December 193330th April 1934CuracoaAble SeamanADM363/370
1st May 19349th July 1935Cyclops (Douglas)Able SeamanADM363/370
10th July 19351st August 1935Victory IAble SeamanADM363/370
2nd August 19359th August 1935Victory IActing Leading SeamanADM363/370
10th August 193530th September 1935ExcellentActing Leading SeamanADM363/370
1st October 193515th November 1935Victory IActing Leading SeamanADM363/370
16th November 19351st August 1936EffinghamActing Leading SeamanADM363/370
2nd August 193618th August 1936EffinghamLeading SeamanADM363/370
19th August 19367th September 1936HawkinsLeading SeamanADM363/370
8th September 193630th June 1937HoodLeading SeamanADM363/370
1st July 193730th June 1938HoodActing Petty OfficerADM363/370
1st July 193824th May 1941HoodPetty OfficerADM363/370


Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, 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)
Geoff Clark (photo & information, May 2003)