-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Alexander Eaton

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Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: K8523
Joined Hood: 1st April 1920
Left Hood: 26th July 1921

Biographical Information: Alexander enlisted 26 August 1910 for 12 years. As well as Hood, his service history shows he served in Vivid (Devonport Barracks), Cornwall, Victorious and Crescent. He and his wife Ellen had eight children (four boys and four girls).

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No known memorials

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Peter Eaton, 2006