-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-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
THOMAS CHARLES FREDERICK AMERY

Photo of Able Seaman Thomas Charles Frederick Amery, courtesy of his sister, Iris Perkins, September 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 173852
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Chissie", as he was known to his friends, was born 12 May 1918 in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales to Charles and Harriet Amery. Sadly, his mother was widowed in the 1930s. Chissie took a job at age 14 and helped her to look after his 6 siblings. He entered the Royal Navy sometime after the outbreak of war and was assigned to Hood. He was 23 at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 47, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Chissie Amery and shipmates at Scapa Flow, 1941
Left- Chissie (centre, waving) and mates at Scapa Flow, early 1941.

Chissie Amery and shipmates at Scapa Flow, 1941
Left- Chissie (7th from the left/back row) and mates at Scapa Flow, early 1941.

Chissie Amery and shipmates at Scapa Flow, 1941
Left- Chissie (2nd from right/holding tree) and mates in Scapa Flow, early 1941.


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Chissie's sister, Mrs Iris Perkins (photos and information, September 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)