-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
ANDRÉ MINARD

No photos of this individual are available
Flag of FranceService: Royal Navy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 225927
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Andre was a Frenchman who served in the Royal Navy under the alias of "Andrew Nicholson." He was born on 04 May 1914, Paris 17, Seine, France. He was 27 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 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 (listed as "Nicholson, A")
"Caspack" Paper N. 3927, dated 1942, "French Ratings Lost in H.M.S. Hood and HMS Branlebas"
Royal Navy correspondence (birthdate and home of record, May 2007)
Mr Don Kindell