-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 16-May-2015

This page contains a listing of those men with surnames beginning with the letter "W"
Click on any of the men's names to view their individual memorial pages.
We will remember them
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Photo of Able Seaman William Wagstaff, courtesy of Mrs Janet Trise, 2001
WILLIAM WAGSTAFF
Able Seaman, P/JX 135391, Royal Navy


Photo of Petty Officer Albert Clifford Walker, courtesy of Geoff Clark, May 2003
ALBERT CLIFFORD WALKER
Petty Officer, P/J 107461, Royal Navy


GEORGE TAVENDALE WALKER
Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 155227, Royal Navy


THOMAS WALKER
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 96659, Royal Navy


Photo of Leading Stoker Jimmy Wallace, courtesy of his nephew, David Wallace, November 2003
JAMES WILLIAM WALLACE
Leading Stoker, P/KX 92977, Royal Navy


WILLIAM JOHN WALLER
Stoker 2nd Class, P/KX 115271, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Michael Herbert St John Wallis, courtesy of Ruari Wilson, August 2012
MICHAEL HERBERT ST JOHN WALLIS
Marine, PO/X 4834, Royal Marines


JOHN FREDERICK WALSH
Assistant Cook (S), P/MX 69906, Royal Navy


Photo of Warrant Engineer William Frederick Prideaux Walter, courtesy of JA "George" Forster, March 2009
WILLIAM FREDERICK PRIDEAUX WALTER
Warrant Engineer, Royal Navy


Photo of Assistant Cook (S) Douglas Thornhill Walters,courtesy of his great niece, Beth Riley, November 2002
DOUGLAS THORNHILL WALTERS
Assistant Cook (S), P/MX 70990, Royal Navy


CLIFFORD WALTON
Marine, PO/22215, Royal Marines


Photo of Leading Seaman John Walton, courtesy of Gary Moore, 2001
JOHN WALTON
Leading Seaman, P/SSX 18845, Royal Navy


JOSIAH TARN WALTON
Chief Stoker, P/K 60980, Royal Navy


Photo of Leading Stoker Henry James Wannerton, courtesy of his son, Harry Wannerton, 2000
HENRY JAMES WANNERTON
Leading Stoker, P/K 63327, Royal Navy


Photo of Painter 3rd Class Frederick William Ward, courtesy of his daughter, Jean Winter, 2001
FREDERICK WILLIAM WARD
Painter 3rd Class, P/MX 55113, Royal Navy


GEORGE WARD
Signalman, P/JX 147111, Royal Navy


Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist Joseph Ward, courtesy of Sylvia Forster, Sept 2011
JOSEPH WARD
Ordinary Telegraphist, P/SSX 31782, Royal Navy


Photo of Midshipman Kenneth Guy Warden, courtesy of Caleb Chatfield, Feb 2005
KENNETH GUY WARDEN
Midshipman, Royal Naval Reserve


Commander Selwyn John Power Warrand, photo courtesy of his son, James Warrand, 2001
SELWYN JOHN POWER WARRAND
Commander, Royal Navy


DONALD WARREN
Marine, PO/X 100275, Royal Marines


Photo of Boy 1st Class Benjamin Warwick, courtesy of his nephew, Ben Warwick, May 2002
BENJAMIN WARWICK
Boy 1st Class, P/JX 194732, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman Reginald George Waterhouse, courtesy of Carol Bampton, November 2014
REGINALD GEORGE WATERHOUSE
Able Seaman, P/JX 152397, Royal Navy


ANTONY ADRIAN WATERLOW
Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 206860, Royal Navy


ALBERT DONALD WATERMAN
Able Seaman, P/JX 156637, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 1st Class William Foreman Walters, courtesy of Charles Walters, March 2004
WILLIAM FOREMAN WATERS
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 78562, Royal Navy


THOMAS JEFFREYS BATT WATERSON
Leading Stoker, P/KX 92159, Royal Navy


JOHN WATKINS
Stoker Petty Officer, P/K 63860, Royal Navy


Photo of Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Stanley Watkinson, courtesy of his nephew, Doug Watkinson, May 2010
STANLEY WATKINSON
Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant, Royal New Zealand Navy


ALEXANDER WATSON
Able Seaman, P/X 19838A, Royal Naval Reserve


Photo of Chief Stoker Harry Watson, courtesy of David Watson, 2001
HARRY WATSON, BEM
Chief Stoker, P/K 61055, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman John Charles Watson, courtesy of his brother, James Watson, November 2003
JOHN CHARLES WATSON
Able Seaman, P/JX 133383, Royal Navy


ROBERT WATSON
Alias used by Robert G.W. Howie


Photo of Able Seaman Robert Watson, courtesy of Trevor Lacas, February 2002
ROBERT WATSON
Able Seaman, P/UD/X 1551, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve


Photo of Stoker 1st Class Charlie John Joseph Watt, courtesy of Tony Goddard, February 2009
CHARLES JOHN JOSEPH WATT
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 98121, Royal Navy


Photo of Steward Robert Albert Edward Watt, courtesy of Fiona Watt, June 2013
ROBERT ALBERT EDWARD WATT
Steward, P/LX 23067, Royal Navy


Photo of Chief Petty Officer Edward Arthur Herbert Watts, courtesy of the Watts family, November 2011
EDWARD ARTHUR HERBERT WATTS
Chief Petty Officer, P/J 98316, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Arthur Wearn, courtesy of the Wearn family, July 2009
ARTHUR WEARN
Marine, PO/X 1941, Royal Marines


HARRY EDWARD WEARNE
Able Seaman, P/JX 133821, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Henry Edward Weaver, courtesy of Mrs TM Southgate, April 2004
HENRY EDWARD WEAVER
Marine, PO/X 3923, Royal Marines


Photo of Able Seaman Albert Frank Webb, courtesy of his great-grandson, David Skedgell, March 2007
ALBERT FRANK WEBB
Able Seaman, P/J 89697, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman William Weddle, courtesy of Malcolm Birtle, July 2014
WILLIAM WEDDLE
Able Seaman, P/SSX 22549, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 1st Class Albert Charles William Welch, courtesy of his nephew, Stephen Boakes, March 2003
ALBERT CHARLES WILLIAM WELCH
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 100449, Royal Navy


Photo of Petty Officer Reginald Archer Welch, courtesy of his niece, Jane Moss, August 2004
REGINALD ARCHER WELCH
Petty Officer, P/JX 130279, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Sidney Charles Theobald Welch, courtesy of his niece, Janet Hall, 2001
SIDNEY CHARLES THEOBALD WELCH
Marine, PO/X 3501, Royal Marines


ERIC WELDON
Able Seaman, P/JX 150737, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Arthur Charles Wellman, courtesy of his great-nephew, Ian Hart, Oct 2006
ARTHUR CHARLES WELLMAN
Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 82049, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Henry Wells, courtesy of Jan Flowers, Feb 2005
HENRY WELLS
Stoker 2nd Class, P/KX 116550, Royal Navy


Photo of Ordinary Seaman Herbert William Wells, courtesy of Andrew Wells, October 2014
HERBERT WILLIAM WELLS
Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 159717, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 1st Class Horace William Wells, courtesy of Alan Poulton, February 2003
HORACE WILLIAM WELLS
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 95396, Royal Navy


Photo of Corporal Philip Joseph Wells, courtesy of Mary Mckeown, October 2014
PHILIP JOSEPH WELLS
Corporal, PO/X 1645, Royal Marines


Photo of Ronald David George Wells, courtesy of his sister, Muriel B Williams, 2001
RONALD DAVID GEORGE WELLS
Able Seaman, P/JX 184100, Royal Navy


STANLEY ALBERT WELLS
Boy 1st Class, P/JX 160834, Royal Navy


Photo of Petty Officer Cook (O) Alfred Phillip West, courtesy of Mrs Gillian Earley, May 2007
ALFRED PHILLIP WEST
Petty Officer Cook (S), P/MX 49341, Royal Navy


Photo of Chief Engine Room Artificer, Robert William West, courtesy of his son, John West, 2001
ROBERT WILLIAM WEST
Chief Engine Room Artificer, P/M 27314, Royal Navy


CYRIL PEACOCK WHARFE
Petty Officer, P/JX 131374, Royal Navy


ERNEST FRANK WHEELER
Gunner, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman Francis William Wheeler, courtesy of Kev Stock, April 2008
FRANCIS WILLIAM WHEELER
Able Seaman, P/JX 146724, Royal Navy


ARTHUR WHITE
Wireman, P/MX 68647, Royal Navy


EDWARD HARRY WHITE
Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/J 114583, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Harry White, courtesy of Glenn Chandler, 2000
HARRY WHITE
Marine, PO/X 4215, Royal Marines


Photo of Royal Marine Reginald Charles Whitehead, courtesy of his son, Rodney Whitehead, 2001
REGINALD CHARLES WHITEHEAD
Sergeant, PO/X 1038, Royal Marines


Photo of Stoker Petty Officer John William Whiteman, courtesy of his nephew, Anthony Farlow, December 2012
JOHN WILLIAM WHITEMAN
Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 79382, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman Cyril John Whitewood, courtesy of his brother, Tony Whitewood, 2001
CYRIL JOHN WHITEWOOD
Able Seaman, P/JX 153778, Royal Navy


VICTOR VERDUN WHITFIELD
Petty Officer, P/JX 136657, Royal Navy


HUBERT GEORGE WICKS
Able Seaman, P/JX 152075, Royal Navy


LESLIE ALAN WIGFALL
Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class, P/MX. 49214, Royal Navy


JAMES KITCHENER WIGGETT
Stoker 2nd Class, P/KX 105480, Royal Navy


Photo of Ordinary Coder Norman Frederick Henry Wigzell, courtesy of his nephew, David Wright, February 2009
NORMAN FREDERICK HENRY WIGZELL
Ordinary Coder, P/JX 251241, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman Eric C Wilcocks, courtesy of the Wilcocks family, 2000
ERIC CHARLES WILCOCKS
Able Seaman, P/JX 162022, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 1st Class Harry Robert Wilcockson, courtesy of Cecelia Massey & her daughter, Helen Taylor, December 2009
HARRY ROBERT WILCOCKSON
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 100454, Royal Navy


GEORGE HENRY WILKINS
Able Seaman, P/JX 133261, Royal Navy


FREDERICK JOHN REIFF WILKINSON
Boy 1st Class, P/JX 181984, Royal Navy


JAMES WILLIAM WILKINSON
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 98114, Royal Navy


STANLEY WILKINSON
Leading Seaman, P/JX 143980, Royal Navy


TOM WILLETTS
Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve


FREDERICK PERCY WILLIAMS
Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 227205, Royal Navy


HORACE ARTHUR WILLIAMS
Painter 3rd Class, P/MX 55426, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman Leonard John Williams, courtesy of his nephew, John Eaves, November 2006
LEONARD JOHN WILLIAMS
Able Seaman, P/JX 159667, Royal Navy


Photo of Electrical Artificer 4th Class Lloyd Williams, courtesy of his sister, Ruth Williams, 2001
LLOYD WILLIAMS
Electrical Artificer 4th Class, P/MX 58951, Royal Navy


RODERICK GWYNNE WILLIAMS
Midshipman, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve


ROLAND MORGAN WILLIAMS
Writer, P/MX 72409, Royal Navy


TOM GEORGE JOSEPH WILLIAMS
Able Seaman, P/JX 152077, Royal Navy


Photo of Leading Stoker Harry Williamson, courtesy of his great nephew, Trevor Williamson, 2001
HARRY WILLIAMSON
Leading Stoker, P/KX 92980, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 1st Class Albert Thomas Willis, courtesy of his nephew, Ray Hammond, May 2004
ALBERT THOMAS WILLIS
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 97419, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Herbert Willis, courtesy of his sister, Helen Mitchell, 2000
HERBERT WILLIS
Marine, PO/X 4881, Royal Marines


Photo of Leading Seaman George Hugh Wilmhurst, courtesy of Mary Mochan, January 2004
GEORGE HUGH WILMSHURST
Leading Seaman, P/JX 143187, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman George Wilson, courtesty of Linda Wilson, January 2015
GEORGE WILSON
Able Seaman, P/J 108903, Royal Navy


GORDON ALBERT CHARLES WILSON
Able Seaman, P/SSX 27794, Royal Navy


Photo of Leading Seaman Herbert Godfrey Wilson, courtesy of his son, SGE Wilson, May 2007
HERBERT GODFREY WILSON
Leading Seaman, P/J 101633, Royal Navy


Photo of Ordinary Seaman John Verdun Wilson, courtesy of his nephew, Robert Wilson, February 2014
JOHN VERDUN WILSON
Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 234879, Royal Navy


WALTER WILSON
Signalman, C/JX 213835, Royal Navy


RALPH FREDERICK WINDEATT
Boy Telegraphist, P/JX 163820, Royal Navy


Photo of Petty Officer Cook (S) Charles Harcourt Wingfield, courtesy of his niece, Mrs D Balhatchett, 2001
CHARLES HARCOURT WINGFIELD
Petty Officer Cook (S), P/MX 46195, Royal Navy


Photo of Leading Stoker Victor Marcus Winkfield, courtesy of his great-nephew, Kevin McWilliams, February 2007
VICTOR MARCUS WINKFIELD
Leading Stoker, P/KX 91374, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Jack Edward Wishart, courtesy of his sister, Lily Middleton, 2001
JACK EDWARD WISHART
Marine, PO/X 3489, Royal Marines


EDWARD JOHN ESSEX WOELFELL
Writer, P/MX 80802, Royal Navy


Photo of Able Seaman William Edward Wood, courtesy of his sister, Mrs Edna Allum, May 2004
WILLIAM EDWARD WOOD
Able Seaman, P/JX 161192, Royal Navy


Photo of Warrant Electrician Frederick James Woodward, courtesy of his son, Gordon Woodward, 2001
FREDERICK JAMES WOODWARD
Warrant Electrician, Royal Navy


Photo of Boy 1st Class Desmond Trevor Wooton, courtesy of Jean Wootton, October 2003
DESMOND TREVOR WOOTTON
Boy 1st Class, P/JX 166353, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 1st Class Robert Maxwell Worboys, courtesy of his sister in law, Maureen Worboys, 2001
ROBERT MAXWELL WORBOYS
Stoker 1st Class, P/KX 100496, Royal Navy


Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Arthur Worrall, courtesy of Ian Oxley, February 2010
ARTHUR WORRALL
Stoker 2nd Class, P/KX 116950, Royal Navy


Photo of Royal Marine Band Corporal Sydney George Worsfold, courtesy of his family, 2001
SYDNEY GEORGE WORSFOLD
Band Corporal, RMB/2854, Royal Marine Band


RAYMOND FRANK WORWOOD
Able Seaman, P/JX 159741, Royal Navy


ALFRED WORDSWORTH WRIGHT
Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 235450, Royal Navy


Photo of Petty Officer Telegraphist Charles Ernest Wright, courtesy of Sue Selvey, 2001
CHARLES ERNEST WRIGHT
Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 136683, Royal Navy


GEORGE WRIGHT
Yeoman of Signals, P/JX 132002, Royal Navy


STANLEY WALTER FREDERICK WRIGHT
Supply Assistant, P/MX 71075, Royal Navy


Photo of Leading Seaman Thomas Charles Wright, courtesy of his widow, Winifred Hawkins, 2001
THOMAS CHARLES WRIGHT
Leading Seaman, P/JX 127748, Royal Navy


DOUGLAS HAIGE WILLIAM WRIGHTING
Stoker 2nd Class, P/KX 104137, Royal Navy


JEFFREY ALFRED FREDERICK WYATT
Marine, PO/X 2560, Royal Marines


Photo of LtCdr Hugh Deane Wyldbore-Smith, courtesy of his son, Nicholas Wyldbore-Smith, 2001
HUGH DEANE WYLDBORE-SMITH
Lieutenant-Commander, Royal Navy