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[Lt-Gen. Sir Alexander Hood, Governor of Bermuda], 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011XX/2

Scope and Contents

The Governor of Bermuda signing a document, with O. R. Arthur standing by him. Hood (1888-1980) was a doctor who ended a military career as Director of Army Medical Services, 1941-48. He was Governor of Bermuda from 1949 until his retirement in 1955. Sir Winston Churchill commented 'I like Hood' and Lord Moran wrote of him: 'Hood is a full-blooded red-faced Scot with no neck to speak of, as if he had stepped down from a Raeburn portrait for our correction'.


  • Creation: 1951 - 1953


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Biographical / Historical

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Physical Description






Finding aid date

2004-06-04 11:42:32+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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