-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 16-May-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ALBERT CORNELIUS VARLOW

Photo of Commissioned Gunner Albert Cornelius Varlow, courtesy of his daughter Patricia Beach, November 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Commissioned Gunner
Date Joined Hood: 01 April 1939
Biographical Information: Albert was the husband of Winifred Varlow, of Hayling Island, Hampshire. He was the son of Albert and Sarah Varlow. Albert was mentioned in Despatches. He was fondly remembered in the Portsmouth Evening News, May 1941 as "worthy of the high standard of the Commissioned Warrant Officers of our Navy, a born organizer, and always looking ahead.". He was 45 years old at the time of his loss.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 45, 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
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Portsmouth Evening News, May 1941
His daughter, Patricia Beach (photo, November 2008)