-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 WILLIAM JENKINS PALMER

Photo of Regulating Petty Officer Frederick William Jenkins Palmer, courtesy of Connie Bjorkquist, March 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Regulating Petty Officer
Service Number: P/M 40064
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Fred" as he was known was born in Eynsham, Oxfordshire on 18 June 1907 to parents Albert Jenkins and Elizabeth Alice Palmer. He entered the Navy at a young age and was trained at H.M.S. Ganges. He is known to have served aboard H.M.S. Cornwall at some time before joining H.M.S. Hood.

He and his wife Ellen (nee Burrows) were married on 06 June 1934. The couple ultimately had four children, two boys and two girls. Fred was 35 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 Regulating Petty Officer Frederick William Jenkins Palmer, courtesy of Connie Bjorkquist, March 2004
Above- Photos of Frederick and unknown shipmates
Photo of Regulating Petty Officer Frederick William Jenkins Palmer, courtesy of Connie Bjorkquist, March 2004
Above- Frederick and Ellen
Photo of Regulating Petty Officer Frederick William Jenkins Palmer, courtesy of Connie Bjorkquist, March 2004
Above- Frederick & a four legged friend in Spain, 1930
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Connie Bjorkquist (photos & information, March 2004)
The National Archives (ADM 188/859)