-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 Victor Farmer

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Date of birth: 27th June 1919
Place of birth: Westbourne, Sussex, England
Wife: Eileen Farmer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 144242
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 27th June 1919 in Westbourne, Sussex. He was the husband of Eileen Farmer, of Chichester, Sussex. He was serving as an Acting Leading Seaman (Temporary) and was 21 years old at the time of his loss.




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


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Chichester War Memorial, Litten Gardens, Chichester, Sussex, England


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A view of the war memorial in Litten Gardens
The World War 2 memorial stones are set
into the ground around the base of the main edifice.





Several World War 2 memorial stones are set into the ground
around the base of the main memorial.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mrs Peggy Farmer (photo, December 2002)