-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
Charles Floyd

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Date of birth: 27th November 1920
Place of birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: Alfred and Charlotta Floyd
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 62484
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Charlie", as he was known to his friends, was the born on 27th November 1920 to Alfred and Charlotta Floyd, of Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He studied electrical engineering at Heriot Watt College in Edinburgh (along with his close friend and shipmate George Forrest. who also died in Hood). Charlie (and George) joined the Navy after the outbreak of war and were stationed in several locations before joining Hood. Charlie was 20 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)

Charles's name is in Column 1 of Panel 57.

Detail of Charles'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 Martin Stewart (photo, 2001)