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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Albert Edward Viney

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Date of birth: 9th October 1906
Place of birth: Gosport, Hampshire, England
Wife: Grace Florence Viney
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/ 21511
Joined Hood: 27th August 1939
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

"Ted" as he was known, was born on 9th Oct 1906. He was the youngest of 11 children born to George and Selina Viney of Gosport, Hampshire.

Ted is believed to have joined the Marines at a very young as a bandsman in 1921. He was married to Grace Viney. Together they had one son, Brian (1939-2003). Ted served in a variety of establishments and ships including Portsmouth, Excellent, Centaur, Coventry, Effingham, President IV, Glasgow and of course Hood. Ted actually served in Hood twice from 31 August 1933 to 19 December 1934. He rejoined her in August 1939. He was 34 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Young Ted in a Navy uniform

Grace & Ted with their son Brian, circa 1940 or 1941

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)

Albert's name is in Column 2 of Panel 59.

Detail of Albert'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)
Deborah Viney (photos & information, September 2007)