-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 Charles William Welch

Photo of Stoker 1st Class Albert Charles William Welch, courtesy of his nephew, Stephen Boakes, March 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100449
Date Joined Hood: Possibly 1940
Biographical Information: Albert was born on 11 September 1920 to Albert and Agnes Welch, of Petworth, Sussex. He joined the Navy in December 1939 and Hood was his only ship. Albert was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 55, 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
Albert's nephew, Stephen Boakes (photo & information, March 2003)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ