-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
FREDERICK JAMES HOBBS

Photo of Chief Stoker Frederick James Hobbs, courtesy of his nephew, Richard Hobbs, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Stoker
Service Number: P/K 23361
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Frederick was born on 30 December 1895 in Mitcham, Surrey to parents James and Alice Hobbs. He was the husband of Annie Hobbs, of St. Leonardson-Sea, Sussex. He was 45 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Chief Stoker Frederick James Hobbs, courtesy of his granddaughter, Olivia Kelley, May 2005
Above- Another photo of Frederick

Photo of Chief Stoker Frederick James Hobbs, courtesy of his granddaughter, Olivia Kelley, May 2005
Above- Frederick and Annie


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Frederick's nephew, Richard Hobbs (photo, 2001)
Frederick's granddaughter, Olivia Kelley (photos & information, May 2005)
The National Archives (ADM 188/913)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009