-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
ALFRED FRANK NICHOLSON

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 131402
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Fred" as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 08 August 1912 (official date, but the family says he was born in 1913) to parents Charles and Gertrude Nicholson of Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire. Fred was not the only family member to serve or be lost in Hood- his brother, Stanley Nicholson sadly died while serving in Hood in 1936.

Fred was the husband of Rosamond Nicholson (who passed away in 2002) of Gosport, Hampshire. He was the father of two children, Richard, age 2 at the time of the sinking, and Gillian, born in October 1941. Fred was 28 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 2 (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
Carolyn Keyzor (information, January 2003)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)