-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
Albert Arthur Brandon

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Date of birth: 6th February 1922
Place of birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: Walter and Elizabeth Brandon
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/SSX 33934
Joined Hood: 22nd April 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Ordinary Telegraphist)
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Biographical Information:

Albert was born on 6th February 1922 to parents Walter and Elizabeth Brandon, of Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a rubber mill worker before joining the Royal Navy in August 1940. He was in barracks at H.M.S. Victory from August 1940 to 21 April 1941. He was then drafted to H.M.S. Hood. He was 19 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)

Albert's name is in Column 3 of Panel 52.

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)
His nephew & niece, Terry & Norma Elliott (photo & information, Sept 2005)