-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
GEORGE BREWER

Photo of Ordinary Seaman George Brewer
1941 Newfoundland flagService: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212474
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: George was a native of Newfoundland. He was born in Burin, Newfoundland on 18 August 1918. He was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 0007) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was the brother of Arthur Brewer, who was also lost in the sinking of Hood. George was 22 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Epworth United Church, Epworth, Newfoundland
and
Newfoundland Book of Remembrance
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Frank Brinston (Photo & information, June 2003)
Jim Roache (biographical information, May 2006)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)