-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Edward Beaumont Allen

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Date of birth: 25th June 1922
Place of birth: North Kensington, London, London, England
Parents: Edward & Violet Maud Allen
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 227794
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Edward was born on 25th June 1922 to Edward and Violet Allen, of North Kensington, London. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Eddie with three mates in the Victoria Gardens, Gibraltar in July 1940 (after Hood has returned from the bombardment of the French fleet at Mers-el-Kebir.
All four were lost with the ship.
L to R: Eric Eldred, Thomas Smith, Frederick John Scattergood and Eddie.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Edward's name is in Column 1 of Panel 50.

Detail of Edward's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Jason Robinson (photograph), January 2021
Jason Robinson (photo of four mates), January 2021