-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 MCKIM

Photo of Boy 1st Class William McKim, courtesy of his cousin, Bill McQueen, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162377
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Bill was born on 22 June 1923 William and Janet McKim, of Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland. He was 17 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
Photo of Boy 1st Class William McKim, courtesy of his cousin, Bill McQueen, 2001
Above- Bill on one of the bow capstans in late 1940/early 1941; Below- Bill on one of the large amidships boat booms in late 1940/early 1941
Photo of Boy 1st Class William McKim, courtesy of his cousin, Bill McQueen, 2001
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His cousin, Bill McQueen (Photos, 2001)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ