-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
EDWARD PULLING

Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Edward Pulling, courtesy of his great-niece, Sue Matthews, December 2005
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/K 21157
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Ted", as he was known, was born on 20 February 1895 in Hampstead, London to Mr. and Mrs. George Pulling. The family would later live in Louth, Lincolnshire. Ted served in the Royal Navy twice, first serving a complete career between the wars, and second having re-joined on the outbreak of the Second World War. He was posted at the Watts Naval Training Base at Great Yarmouth initially and later joined the crew of the Hood.

Edward was 46 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 1 (click to view Panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Edward Pulling, courtesy of his great-niece, Sue Matthews, December 2005
Above & Below- Photos of a young Ted and shipmates from his first enlistment
Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Edward Pulling, courtesy of his great-niece, Sue Matthews, December 2005
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Ted's great-niece, Sue Matthews (photos & information, December 2005)
The National Archives (ADM 188/909)