-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
Frederick George Davey

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Date of birth: 24th November 1901
Place of birth: Camberwell, London, England
Wife: Ethel Davey
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Telegraphist
Service Number: P/J 73964
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Fred, as he was known, was born on 24th November 1901 in Camberwell, London. He was the husband of Ethel Davey, of Stamshaw, Portsmouth. Together they had three daughters, Sheila, Sylvia and Brenda.

Fred is known to have served in H.M.S. Devonport in the 1920s. He is also known to have been assigned to Gibraltar in the early 1930s. He was in Victory Barracks in May 1940 and was subsequently assigned to Hood. He was 39 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Frederick, his wife Ethel and their daughter, Sheila


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 2

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Les and Linda Richardson, May 2007 (Photo & information, May 2007)