-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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George Edward Lidster

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Date of birth: 3rd September 1894
Place of birth: Dartmouth, Devon, England
Previous occupation: Shipsmith
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Blacksmith 2nd Class
Service Number: M29975
Joined Hood: 1st January 1925 (Blacksmith 2nd Class)
Left Hood: 12th November 1926 (Blacksmith 2nd Class)

Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.

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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)
Service Record: ADM363/169(Ancestry)