-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 William Joseph Fletcher

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Date of birth: 29th November 1920
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Rose Fletcher
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 149979
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Victor was born on 29th November 1920 to William and Rose Fletcher, of Southsea, Hampshire. Victor has two sisters - Nesta (b 1918) and Rita (b 1928). He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.




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

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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)





Victor's name is in Column 1 of Panel 48.





Detail of Victor's name.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Marilyn Chambers, Victor's nice, photo, May 2020