-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-Mar-2018

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Boy 1st Class Alastair MacDonald, courtesy of Mary Mckeown, Februrary 2018
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 159746
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Alastair was born on 06 June 1923 in Cupar, Fife, Scotland. He is believed to have been an only child. Following the death of his parents (when he was an infant), Alastair was raised by his grandmother, Mrs John MacDonald in Blairgowrie. He attended the Springfield Primary and Bell Baxter High in Fife. He joined the Navy at age 15 (his grandmother relocated to 61 High Street, Perth at this time). 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 51, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His classmate, Hilda Richmond and her son Iain Richmond (information, November 2014)
Mary Mckeown (photo & information derived from the"The Perthshire Advertiser," 7th June 1941; provided February 2018)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ