-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ALFRED JAMES COCKHEAD

Photo of Leading Seaman Alfred James Cockhead, courtesy of his grandson, Keith Casey, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 62317
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Alfred was born 11 January 1905 to parents Oliver and Mary Cockhead of Portsmouth, Hampshire. Alfred joined the Navy at age 18. He served in H.M.S. Milford and other ships prior to Hood.

Alfred was the husband of Alice Cockhead, of Gosport, Hampshire. Together they had 4 children. He was 37 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

If you have any additional details, please contact us.



Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Alfred's grandson, Keith Casey (photos & information, 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/985)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)