-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 George Avery

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Date of birth: 23rd July 1915
Place of birth: Hove, Sussex, England
Wife: Ivy Alexandra Avery
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 136464
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

George, as he was known, was born on 23rd July 1915 in Hove, Sussex. He is believed to have lived in Newcastle-upon-Tyne as a young man. He entered the Navy in the mid 1930s and was subsequently trained and posted at H.M.S. Ganges, Repulse and Hermes. He was the husband of Ivy Avery. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Albert and shipmates

Albert and shipmates


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 1

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)
His niece Marita Bonney (photos, April 2008)
Jim Parker (photo & information, October 2011)