-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
HENRY GEORGE LIFFORD

Photo of Supply Assistant Henry George Lifford, courtesy of his nephew, Peter Platt, August 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Supply Assistant
Service Number: P/MX 66298
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Harry, as he was known, was born on 12 September 1919 in Wandsworth, London to parents Peter and Olive Lifford. He was the husband of Gladys Lifford, of Wandsworth. He was 22 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 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Harry as a lad   Harry as a lad
Above-Harry as a lad ; Below Harry and Gladys on their wedding day
Harry and Gladys on their wedding day
Below - More photos of Harry
Photo of Supply Assistant Henry George Lifford, courtesy of Ernie Neil, February 2010
Photo of Supply Assistant Henry George Lifford, courtesy of Ernie Neil, February 2010  Photo of Supply Assistant Henry George Lifford, courtesy of Ernie Neil, February 2010
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His nephew, Peter Platt (photos & information, August 2008)
Ernie Neil (photos, February 2010)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)