-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 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Albert Devereaux, courtesy of the Devereaux Family (special appreciation to Albert's sister Pauline), with assistance by Ed McDonald and Jim Roache, May 2006

1941 Newfoundland flag

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 246579
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Albert was born on 09 January 1916 to William and Barbara Devereaux, of Ferryland, Newfoundland. He was a member of Newfoundland's 12th Contingent Royal Navy. He was trained at H.M.S. Ganges before serving in Hood. He was 25 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 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Newfoundland Book of Remembrance
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
The Devereaux family with assistance by Ed McDonald and Jim Roache (photo & biographical information, May 2006)
Daniel B. Breen (information, May 2006)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)