Urmston WW2 

Frederick Almond

Rank:A.SeamanNumber:P/JX 171643
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Royal Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:H.M.S. Hood
Died:24/05/1941Age:24
Country of burial:Lost at SeaGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1916 in the Bucklow R.D. - ref: 8a/237,
the son of Henry Stevens & Ada Eveline Almond (nee Adams).

1939 National Registration - 44 Hazel Road, Altrincham.   Frederick Almond
- Single - born: 12th September 1916 - occ: Instrument Maker - Dial Writer.
 Henry Almond - Married - born: 9th March 1879 - occ: Instrument Maker -
Dial Writer.  Ada E. Almond - Married - 31st August 1877 - occ: Unpaid
Domestic Duties.

Married Anne Violet Hamlett during the December quarter 1940 in the Barton
upon Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/1650.

H.M.S. "Hood" was sunk at 06.00 hrs on the 24th May 1941in the Denmark
Straight in position 63.25N 31.55W, by the 15" guns of the German
battleship "Bismark" - there were only 3 survivors.   It was a
battlecruiser, built between 1918 & 1920 and had a displacement of 42,100
tons with a complement of 1,350 personnel.

His parents resided at 44 Hazel Road, Altrincham and he is commemorated on
the family grave in Hale Cem.   His mother Ada was born 31/07/1877 and died
26/06/1951.   His father Henry died 16/05/1954 aged 75.   Frederick
himself, was born 12/09/1917.

RoH in 26/05/1944 edtion of the local newspaper.

See also the Altrincham database.

Memorials found on:
St. Mary's (Davyhulme)
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