-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
Algernon Thomas Foster

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Date of birth: 6th November 1916
Place of birth: Hastings, Sussex, England
Parents: Archibald and Mabel Foster
Wife: Mabel Foster
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 172627
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Algernon was born on 6th November 1916 in Hastings, Sussex to Archibald and Mabel Foster. He was the husband of Mabel Foster. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.





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Algernon and Mabel's wedding day






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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Royal Navy Museum Library (collection of letters and photos, accessed May 2007)