-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
James Edmond Allen

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Date of birth: 29th November 1919
Place of birth: Brighton, Sussex, England
Parents: James Alfred & Charlotte Elizabeth Allen
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100482
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Eddie, as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 29 November 1919 to James and Charlotte Allen, of Brighton. As a child, Eddie attended the Pelham Street School. He was a keen sportsman and won the Midge Boxing Championships in 1933. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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

James's name is in Column 3 of Panel 54.

Detail of James'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)
Eddie's great nephew, Mr Mark Marsh (photo and information, Aug 2001)