-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
WILLIAM JOHN HICKMOTT

Photo of Boy 1st Class William John Hickmott, courtesy of his sister-in-law, Doreen Hickmott, June 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 177292
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 17 June 1924 in Abbatabad, India to George and Edith Hickmott. The family later lived in Basingstoke, Hampshire. He was 16 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
William's sister-in-law, Doreen Hickmott (photo, June 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009