-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
Clarence Victor Britton

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Date of birth: 12th January 1918
Place of birth: St George's, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 100335
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Clarence was born on 12th January 1918 in St. George's, Bristol, Gloucestershire. His service awards include the Atlantic Star, the 1939-1945 Star and the 1939-1945 War medal. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, 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 great-nephew, Barry W. Ellbourn (photo & information, May & June 2010)