-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
Benjamin Arthur Brett

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Date of birth: 25th February 1923
Place of birth: Farnham, Surrey, England
Parents: John and Susanah Brett
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 157933
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Benjamin was born on 25 February 1923 in Farnham, Surrey to parents John and Susanah Brett. The family lived in Frimley, Surrey. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 1

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)
Michael Farrell (photo, February 2010)