In Remembrance of
HARRY CECIL ALLAND
Date Joined Hood:
Harry was born on 28 April 1909 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from January 1921 to October 1924. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. Ganges.
He was the husband of Hilda Alland of Gosport. He was serving as an Acting Petty Officer at the time of Hood's
sinking. He was 32 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 46, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Left- Photo of Harry and Hilda on their wedding day.
Left- Harry and mates on a fishing trip
Left- Harry and a chum aboard an unidentified ship
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
Harry's son, Mr Brian Alland (information, photos and papers, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)