-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 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
WILLIAM HAROLD COBB

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Wiliam Harold Cobb, courtesy of Anne Wright, February 2010
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159593
Date Joined Hood: Prior to June 1940
Biographical Information: William was born on 23 November 1922 in Birmingham, Warwickshire to parents John and Emma Cobb. The family lived in Harborne, Warwickshire. He is known to have had one brother, John (known as Jack). Wiliam was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Seaman Wiliam Harold Cobb, courtesy of Anne Wright, February 2010  Photo of Ordinary Seaman Wiliam Harold Cobb, courtesy of Anne Wright, February 2010
Above/Left- Bill and his family / Above/Right- Portrait of Bill
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
ADM 101/565
Anne Wright (photo & information, February 2010)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)