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We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Victor George Garman

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Date of birth: 22nd December 1919
Place of birth: Brighton, Sussex, England
Parents: Frank and Ellen Garman
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 92979
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Victor was born on 22nd December 1919 in Brighton, Sussex to Frank and Ellen Garman. The family later lived in Lancing. He attended North Lancing School, and worked at Eakings, a DIY shop in Lancing. The family later moved to Worthing, Sussex. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Vic in uniform

Vic (right) with some unidentified mates

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)

Victor's name is in Column 2 of Panel 54.

Detail of Victor's name.

Worthing War Memorial, Worthing, Sussex, England

Photos of the memorial

A view of the Memorial.

The panel containing the World War 2 casualty names.

A close up of Victor's name. He is shown here as "Garman G.V."

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Paul Holden (photo, May 2004)
Jan Flowers (information & photo, Feb 2005)
Gareth & Janet Evans (photos, April 2005)