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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Victor Henry Adams

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Date of birth: 1st June 1907
Place of birth: Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
Wife: Gladys Irene Adams
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 75215
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Victor was the husband of Gladys Adams, of Eastney, Portsmouth. An expert darts player, Victor was a member of Hood's champion Stokers' Dart Team in 1938. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Hood's 1938 Stokers Dart team at Malta. Victor is in the front row, 3rd from the left.

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)

Victor's name is in Column 2 of Panel 54.

Detail of Victor'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)
Mr Harry Wannerton (1938 Dart Team photo)