-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 07-May-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
VICTOR FORREST

Photo of Petty Officer Steward Victor Forrest, courtesy of Anne Chantler, February 2010
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Steward
Service Number: P/LX 22535
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Victor was born on 06 January 1920 in Lower Stratton, Wiltshire to George and Helen Forrest, of Over Wallop, Hampshire. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs

Photo of Petty Officer Steward Victor Forrest as a child, courtesy of Chris Talbot, Feb 2004
Above- Vic (seated) and his brothers as lads ; Below- Letter from the King regarding Vic's death
Photo of Petty Officer Steward Victor Forrest, courtesy of John Baker, 2001
Photo of Victor Forrests Letter of Comiseration, courtesy of Chris Talbot, Feb 2004


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mr John Baker (photo, 2001)
Mr Chris Talbot (photos, February 2004)
Anne Chantler (photo, February 2010)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)