-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
WALTER ROUTLEDGE

Photo of Boy 1st Class Walter Routledge, courtesy of his brother, Frank Routledge, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162458
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Walter was born on 12 November 1923 in Ambleside, Westmoreland to Frederick and Ethel Routledge. The family live in Bowness. 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
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Walter's brother, Frank Routledge (photo, 2001)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ