-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 09-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
CHARLES FLOYD

Photo of Wireman Charles Floyd, courtesy of Martin Stewart, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 62484
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Charlie", as he was known to his friends, was the born on 27 November 1920 to Alfred and Charlotta Floyd, of Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He studied electrical engineering at Herriot Watt College in Edinburgh (along with his close friend and shipmate George Forrest who also died in Hood). Charlie (and George) joined the Navy after the outbreak of war and were stationed in several locations before joining Hood. Charlie was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, Column 1 (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
Mr Martin Stewart (photo, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)