-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Frederick William Bailey

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Date of birth: 13th July 1901
Place of birth: Gosport, Hampshire, England
Parents: Frederick and Maud Mary Bailey
Wife: Vera Bailey
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/18832
Joined Hood: 29th August 1939 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information: Frederick was born on 13th July 1901 in Gosport, Hampshire to parents Frederick and Maud Bailey. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from May 1913 to September 1915. He signed up for the Royal Marines on 31st August 1915 and joined immediately after leaving school. He was trained at RMLI, Portsmouth. He was the husband of Vera Bailey and they lived at 29 Vickerman Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Frederick was 39 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Frederick's name is in Column 3 of Panel 58.

Detail of Frederick's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
His great-granddaughter, Demi Blundell (photo & information, April 2009)
Gillian Highley (information, January 2011)
The National Archives (ADM 159/194)