-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
Alexander McLean

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Date of birth: 7th July 1920
Place of birth: St. Anne, Alderney, Channel Islands
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 97625
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Alec" as he was known, was born on 7th July 1920. He was one of five sons born to James McLean of St. Anne, Alderney, Channel Islands. Alec and his brother Len both served in the Royal Navy. Alec was serving as an Acting Leading Stoker (Temporary) and 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)

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

Detail of Alexander's name.

St. Anne's Church, St. Anne's, Alderney, Channel Islands

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His nephew, Tony Kerry (photo & information, April 2009)