In Remembrance of
ALFRED KENNETH ALGATE
Navy Army & Air Force Institute (NAAFI)
Date Joined Hood:
"Ken", as he was known to his family and friends, was a member of Hood's NAAFI canteen staff
. Ken was born 22 March 1922 in Hornsey, Middlesex to Robert and Charlotte Algate. The family is believed to have lived in Plymouth later. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
If you have any additional details, please contact us.
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 61, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Left- This photo of Ken was donated by Gary Davies. Ken was Gary's grandfather's cousin. The photo shows Ken standing on the deck of Hood at Rosyth in 1940. Hood was there having the left gun of "A" turret replaced.
For information about the NAAFI staff, please see our article on Hood's NAAFI Canteen Men.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mr Gary Davies (Photo, March 2001)
Mr Colin Curtis (Information, June 2003)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)