-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
KENNETH CHARLES BRIDGES

Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist Kenneth Charles Bridges, courtesy of his niece, Wendy Olroyd, 2001
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: C/LD/X 5409
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Ken", as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 25 August 1914. He was the second son of seven children born to Charles and Florence Bridges, of Southall, Middlesex. His siblings were Donald Edward 1913 - 2003, Nancy Joyce 1916 - 1998, Henry John born 1919, Irene Grace born 1920, William Henley 1923 - 1986 and Alan George 1925 - 1944 (lost in H.M.S. Janus). Ken was 26 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist Kenneth Charles Bridges, courtesy of his brother, Henry John Bridges, August 2004
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Ken's niece, Wendy Olroyd, (photo, 2001)
Ken's brother, Henry John Bridges (photos & information, August 2004)