-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
ALAN RAYMOND CONSTABLE

Photo of Boy 1st Class Alan Raymond Constable, courtesy of his great nephew, Richard Tanner, January 2002

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 181902
Date Joined Hood: 13 May 1941
Biographical Information: Alan was born on 31 August 1924 in Leicester, Leicestershire to parents Fred and Edith Constable. The family later lived in Purbrook, Hampshire. He and his two sisters attended Regrave School in Suffolk.

Alan joined the Navy in February 1940. He was trained at H.M.S. Ganges and H.M.S. St George. Following a brief posting to H.M.S. Victory barracks, he was then assigned to his only ship, H.M.S. Hood. He was 16 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, Column 3 (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
Alan's great-nephew, Richard Tanner (photo, Jan 2002)
His sister, Mrs M. Westrep (information, April 2009)