-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
George Brewer

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Date of birth: 18th August 1918
Place of birth: Parin, Newfoundland
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212474
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

1941 Newfoundland flagGeorge was a native of Newfoundland. He was born in Burin, Newfoundland on 18th August 1918. He was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 0007) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was the brother of Arthur Brewer, who was also lost in the sinking of Hood. George was 22 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, 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)
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Frank Brinston (Photo & information, June 2003)
Jim Roache (biographical information, May 2006)