-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 William Charker

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Date of birth: 3rd October 1904
Place of birth: Wandsworth, London, England
Parents: William and Elizabeth Charker
Wife: A. Charker
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 101951
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 3rd October 1904 in Wandsworth, London to James and Elizabeth Charker. He was the husband of A. Charker, of Gosport, Hampshire. His brother Richard also died on military service.

Albert was 36 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, 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)
Barrie Wootton (photo, October 2010 & additional information, February 2012)