-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 FREDERICK PEARCE

Photo of Petty Officer William Frederick Pearce, courtesy of his niece, Joan Carter, February 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 109557
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Fred," as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 12 September 1907 in Dugshai, India to Thomas and Alice Pearce. He was the husband of Ivy Pearce, of Southsea, Hampshire. Fred was regarded as a talented singer and may have been involved in singing activities aboard Hood. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 2 (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
Fred's niece, Joan Carter (photo & information, February 2003)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ