-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941
In Remembrance of
VICTOR EDWARD ADAMS
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158912
Date Joined Hood: January 1940
Biographical Information: Victor was born on 18 January 1923. He was one of four sons born to Thomas and Esther Adams, of Milton, Portsmouth. He began his naval training by attending The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from January 1936 to June 1938. He joined the Royal Navy immediately after school in June 1938.
He subsequently received his speciality training at H.M.S. St Vincent. He was posted to his first assignment, H.M.S. Belfast in August 1939. He joined Hood in January 1940. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
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