-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 James Townley

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 113290
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 11 November 1911 in Hamburg, Germany to William and Caroline Townley. He was the husband of Dorothy Townley, of Openshaw, Lancashire. Together, they had one son, Terence who was born in 1937. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 56, 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
His grandson, Terence Townley (July 2009)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)