-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

Updated 04-Dec-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Master at Arms Alfred John Chandler

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Master at Arms
Service Number: P/M 39791
Date Joined Hood: 0730 hours, 28 February 1941
Biographical Information: Alfred was born on 11 December 1900 in Birmingham, Warwickshire to parents James and Alice Chandler. The family lived in Barbourne, Worcester and Alfred was educated at the local Roman Catholic School.

Alfred joined the Navy on 11 December 1918 and would go on to serve for 24 years. In the 1920s, he trained/served at the following establishments/ships: Powerful, Marlborough, Blenheim, Pembroke, Vivid, Columbine, Centaur, Victory, Excellent, Resolution and others.

Alfred was the husband of Caroline Chandler, of Rosyth, Fife. He was 40 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Master at Arms Alfred John Chandler
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
ADM 53/114435
The National Archives (ADM 188/813)
His great-nephew, Ron Kinsalla (information, October 2006)