-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 CHARLES TODD

Photo of Stoker 1st Class William Charles Todd, courtesy of his son, Dennis Todd, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/K 64181
Date Joined Hood: Circa 1941
Biographical Information: William was born on 08 June 1906 in Norwich, Norfolk to Ernest and Ruth Todd. He was the husband of Martha Todd, of Hillingdon, Middlesex.

William was a naval career man. He joined the Navy in the 1920s. He was a naval boxing champion in the late 1920s for two or three years in a row. He was known to have been serving in H.M.S. Warspite in 1941. he has taken ill and was hospitalised. Upon release from hospital, he was reassigned to H.M.S. Hood.

He was 34 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information. We have no additional information. If you have any additional details, please contact us.



Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 55, 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
His son, Dennis Todd (photo, 2001)
His daughter, Margaret Jerkins (information, Sep 2006)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)