PERCY ALFRED HOOD

 

 

Born: 2nd August 1894, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Died: 17th July 1922, age 27; died of Phthisis, at 2a, Cavendish Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

Present at the death Adaline Sarah Hood – widow, of 2a, Cavendish Street, Felixstowe.

Occupation: a Bank Clerk.

Enlistment Details – Royal Navy Air Service: Date: 21st September 1915 – signed up for the Duration of the Hostilities, age 21. Height: 5ft 8 ins, fresh complexion, blue eyes & brown hair.

 

Service:

President II – AM2 (WT) – 21st September 1915 – 3rd April 1916.

Daedalus AM2 (WT) 4th April 1916 – ActAM 1 – 30th April 1917 28th August 1917

Service in Land Operations:

Rea II – ActAM 1 – 29th August 1917 – 3rd November 1917

4th November 1917 – Otrando, Italy 5th November 1917 – Queen II

3rd March 1918 R.A.F. Last date of service: 31st March 1918.

 

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 208319.

Regiment: Royal Air Force.

 

Grave Reference:

Section H.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

 

Brother to WILLIAM FRANK HOOD.   

Maternal cousin to  ALBERT PERCIVAL EDWARDS

CENSUS

 

1901   46, Long Street, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Hood, 36, an Iron Moulder, born Stoke, Ipswich.

Edith Helen Hood (nee Trew), 29, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

William Frank Hood, 7, born St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Alfred Cecil Hood, 3, born St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

2 boarders.

 

1911   ‘Cranbourne’ King’s Road, Halstead, Essex.

 

Percy was 16 years old, a Post Office Clerk. He was a boarder at the boarding house of 69 year old, widow, Elizabeth Frost.

 

In 1916, Stutton, Suffolk, Percy married Adaline Sarah Baker, a postal clerk, born 28th January 1888, Stutton, Suffolk – daughter of Findley Baker, an elementary schoolmaster and Mary Baker (nee Barker), an elementary school needlework instructor, of Crowe Hall Road, Stutton.

They had twin sons:

Robert Douglas Hood, born July 1916, Paddington, Middlesex.

Arnold Maxwell Hood, born July 1916, Paddington, Middlesex.

 

Probate to Adaline Sarah Hood – widow.

 

Royal Air Force

http://www.raf.mod.uk/history/ww1.cfm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Royal_Air_Force

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