-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
Kenneth Abbott

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Date of birth: 12th April 1913
Place of birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Parents: John Robert Bourdon & Nellie Abbott
Wife: Marjorie Eveline Abbott BSc
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Coder
Service Number: P/JX 251542
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Kenneth was born on 12 April 1913 in Leeds, Yorkshire to parents John and Nellie Abbott. He was the husband of Marjorie Abbott, B.Sc. The 1939 Census shows the couple living in Hillside Road, Runcorn where they were close neighbours of retired Rear-Admiral Arthur Picton who had seen served in H.M.S. Broke at Jutland. Kenneth was working as a Secondary School Teacher at the time. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea Naval War Memorial

Panel 53, Column 1






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)
1939 Census (www.ancestry.co.uk)