-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 HUMPHREYS

Photo of Royal Marine William Humphreys, courtesy of Mrs TM Southgate, April 2004
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3815
Date Joined Hood: 1940
Biographical Information: William was born on 03 August 1921 to parents William and Margaret Humphreys of Collyhurst, Manchester. He was the eldest of three sons. His younger brothers were Samual and John.

William joined the service in 1938 and was posted to Hood sometime in 1940. He served as a member of Hood's Number Four 4" gun crew. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 1 (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
Mrs TM Southgate (photo, April 2004)
Gillian Darbyshire (information, March 2006)