-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
Edward Arthur Herbert Watts

Photo of Chief Petty Officer Edward Arthur Herbert Watts, courtesy of the Watts family, November 2011
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 98316
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Edward was born on 26 April 1905 in Wimbledon, Surrey to Ernest and Emily Watts. He was the husband of Elsie Watts, of Fareham, Hampshire. Together they had three children, Derek, Michael and Hazel. He was 36 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 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Chief Petty Officer Edward Arthur Herbert Watts, courtesy of the Watts family, November 2011
Above- Photo of Edward holding Hazel during his last visit home in February 1941
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The Watts family (photo, November 2011)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ