-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
Norman Frederick Henry Wigzell

Photo of Ordinary Coder Norman Frederick Henry Wigzell, courtesy of his nephew, David Wright, February 2009
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Coder
Service Number: P/JX 251241
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Norman was born on 24 November 1913 in Kingswood, Surrey to Herbert and Mabel Wigzell. The family lived in Worcester Park. He was the husband of Gladys Wigzell. He may have worked for the BBC before the war. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Coder Norman Frederick Henry Wigzell, courtesy of his nephew, David Wright, February 2009
Gladys and Norman on their wedding day
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His nephew, David Wright (photo & information, February 2009)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ