-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
Alfred Arthur Bocutt

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Date of birth: 19th April 1903
Place of birth: Dover, Kent, England
Parents: Alfred and Jessie Bocutt
Wife: Dorothy Bocutt
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/21632
Joined Hood: 24th September 1936 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

Alfred was born on 19th April 1903 to parents Alfred and Jessie Bocutt in Trinity, Dover. The family lived on Longfield Rd, Dover. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from May 1935 to March 1918. He joined the Royal Marines on 7th June 1920 and was trained at RMLI, Portsmouth. He was the husband of Dorothy Bocutt. The lived with their daughter in Taunton, Somerset.

Alfred is known to have served aboard Hood for approximately 4 years. He was 38 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

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

Detail of Alfred'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)
Mary Mckeown (information derived from the "Dover Express", September 2013)
The National Archives (ADM 159/199)