-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 06-Feb-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
HARRY CECIL ALLAND

Photo of Acting Petty Officer Harry Cecil Alland, courtesy of his son, Brian Alland, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 112089
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Harry was born on 28 April 1909 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from January 1921 to October 1924. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. Ganges. He was the husband of Hilda Alland of Gosport. He was serving as an Acting Petty Officer at the time of Hood's sinking. He was 32 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Harry and Hilda Alland
Left- Photo of Harry and Hilda on their wedding day.

Harry and mates
Left- Harry and mates on a fishing trip

Harry and mates
Left- Harry and a chum aboard an unidentified ship


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
Harry's son, Mr Brian Alland (information, photos and papers, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)