-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 02-Nov-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ALAN GUEST

Photo of Royal Marine Band Boy Alan Guest, courtesy of Annette Goodall, August 2017
Service: Royal Marine Band
Rank: Band Boy
Service Number: RMB/X 1108
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Alan was born on 26 August 1923 to William and Hannah Guest, of Bilston, Staffordshire. He is known to have been the best friend of James Goodall. His action station at the time of Hood's sinking was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 60, Column 1# (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Annette Goodall (photo, August 2017)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)