-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
FREDERICK GEORGE DAVEY

Photo of Leading Telegraphist Frederick George Davey, courtesy of Les and Linda  Richardson, May 2007

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Telegraphist
Service Number: P/J 73964
Date Joined Hood: 27 May 1940
Biographical Information: Fred, as he was known, was born on 24 November 1901 in Camberwell, London. He was the husband of Ethel Davey, of Stamshaw, Portsmouth. Together they had three daughters, Sheila, Sylvia and Brenda.

Fred is known to have served in H.M.S. Devonport in the 1920s. He is also known to have been assigned to Gibraltar in the early 1930s. He was in Victory Barracks in May 1940 and was subsequently assigned to Hood. He was 39 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Leading Telegraphist Frederick George Davey, courtesy of Les and Linda Richardson, May 2007
Above- Frederick, his wife Ethel and their daughter, Sheila
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Les and Linda Richardson, May 2007 (Photo & information, May 2007)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)