-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 17-Jul-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
William Weddle

Photo of Able Seaman William Weddle, courtesy of Malcolm Birtle, July 2014
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 22549
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 28 July 1920 in Gateshead, County Durham to George and Mary Jane Weddle. The family later lived in Billingham, County Durham. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 49, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Able Seaman William Weddle, courtesy of Malcolm Birtle, July 2014   Photo of Able Seaman William Weddle, courtesy of Malcolm Birtle, July 2014
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Malcolm Birtle (photos, July 2014)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ