-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Albert James Sharpe

Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Albert James Sharpe, courtesy of his brother, Walter Sharpe, 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 103817
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Albert was born on 09 September 1913 Nuneaton, Warwickshire to parents Walter and Edith Sharpe. He had one brother, Walter. He was the husband of Alice Emma Sharpe, of Hinckley, Leicestershire. Together they had a daughter, Janet, and twin sons, Walter and Albert (born 1934).

Albert is known to have worked for H J Flude Hosiery in Hinckley, Leicestershire prior to joining the Navy. After joining the military he served in H.M.S. Boreas. He was injured during the Dunkirk operations. He was subsequently posted to H.M.S. Hood sometime between November 1939 and January 1940.

Albert joined HMS Hood between November 1939 and January 1940 as a stoker 2nd class having worked previously for H J Flude Hosiery in Hinckley, Leicestershire. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 56, Column 2 (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
Albert's brother, Walter Sharpe (photo, 2001)
His grandson, Andy Davitt (information, October 2007)
His granddaughter, Sally Timms (information January 2009)