-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 30-Aug-2015

We will remember them
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
Albert Switzer

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Albert Switzer courtesy of his niece, Janet Balaam, June 2015
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 218632
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Albert was born on 09 January 1909 in Bethnal Green, London to George and Alice Switzer. The family later lived in Walthamstow, Essex. He was 32 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

If you have any additional details, please contact us.



Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, 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
His niece, Janet Balaam (photo, June 2015)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ