-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
Albert Dixon

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Date of birth: 11th April 1902
Place of birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Frederick and Mary Dixon
Wife: Olive Dixon
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/X 59353
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 11th April 1902 in Leeds, Yorkshire to Frederick and Mary Dixon. He was the husband of Olive Dixon, of Fareham, Hampshire. They are known to have had a daughter, Barbara. He was 39 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Albert and Olive.

Albert (back row/centre) and family/friends.

Albert in "whites".

Albert (front row, centre) and his brother William and sisters Lovie (left) and Nellie (right).


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, 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)
Tom Bryars (photos & information, October 2003)