-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 Arthur Brandon

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Date of birth: 6th February 1922
Place of birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: Walter and Elizabeth Brandon
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/SSX 33934
Joined Hood: 22nd April 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Ordinary Telegraphist)

Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 6th February 1922 to parents Walter and Elizabeth Brandon, of Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a rubber mill worker before joining the Royal Navy in August 1940. He was in barracks at H.M.S. Victory from August 1940 to 21 April 1941. He was then drafted to H.M.S. Hood. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 3

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His nephew & niece, Terry & Norma Elliott (photo & information, Sept 2005)