-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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William George Edwards

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Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO 19615
Joined Hood: 17th August 1934
Left Hood: 1st September 1936

Biographical Information: William was demobbed in 1937 but recalled for World War 2. His home wasPortslade-by-Sea. His future son in law was a friend of GordonMasters who perished on HMS Hood.

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None at this time.

No known memorials

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
David Phillips (Certificate of Service),October 2008.