-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 Edward Wood

Photo of Able Seaman William Edward Wood, courtesy of his sister, Mrs Edna Allum, May 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 161192
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born in Coventry, Warwickshire on 15 November 1922 to William and Fanny Wood. He was posted to Hood along with his brother, Denis. Denis was later transferred, but William was not. William was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 1 (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
William's sister, Mrs Edna Allum (photo & information, May 2004)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ