-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
Victor Henry Adams

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Date of birth: 1st June 1907
Place of birth: Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, England
Wife: Gladys Irene Adams
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 75215
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Victor was the husband of Gladys Adams, of Eastney, Portsmouth. An expert darts player, Victor was a member of Hood's champion Stokers' Dart Team in 1938. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Hood's 1938 Stokers Dart team at Malta. Victor is in the front row, 3rd from the left.





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, 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)
Mr Harry Wannerton (1938 Dart Team photo)