Harold Thomas Hooper



Harold Thomas Hooper


Harold Thomas Hooper


2 images front and back of a set of 4 medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal 1914-1918, Victory Medal and Long Service Medal.
A photo of Harold Hooper in uniform stood next to a lady who is seated.
Post card photo of Harold Hooper in uniform with chums and the writing on the back of the card. Harold Hooper's service record


Harold was Roger’s maternal grandfather. He was born 10th September 1890 in Swindon, Wiltshire. His occupation was a Collier before he joined the Navy.

His service record shows the “Date and Period of C.S. Engagements” is 10th September 1908 – 12 yrs age 18. He was made an Able in July 1909. He entered the Fleet Reserve. His first service date was 30th June 1906 aboard the Impregnable. His last ship was Victory 1 and he left 4th June 1921. He received a long service medal in the RFR, he had joined 4th October 1913. His service number was 236885 and he served for 12 years.

He was awarded 4 medals:
1914 – 15 Star
British War Medal 1914 – 1918
Victory Medal
Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

In the war he served on a number of ships.

He died 18th January 1934 in Somerset.

The family story was that he was 12 years old when he joined.




On various ships


Roger Every

Collection Day

Williton Pavilion 6th April 2019

This item was submitted on June 27, 2019