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In Remembrance of
Edward James Hannaway

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Date of birth: 29th January 1906
Place of birth: Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Parents: John and Elisabeth Hannaway
Wife: Mary Hannaway
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 189625
Joined Hood: 12th May 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Ordinary Telegraphist)
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Biographical Information:

"Eddy" as he was known to his friends, was born on 29th January 1906 in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire to John and Elizabeth Hannaway. He was the husband of Mary Hannaway, of Gairbraid Terrace, Bargeddie, Lanarkshire. Together they had a son, John, and a daughter, Maureen. Eddy was 35 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Eddy and Mary pose with their children John (left) and Maureen (right) in 1940.

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Edward's name is in Column 3 of Panel 52.

Detail of Edward's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Eddy and Cathy Hannaway (information & photos, March 2002)