-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
William Miller Conchie

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Date of birth: 12th July 1924
Place of birth: Dornock, Dumfries, Scotland
Parents: Lizzie Conchie
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 170173
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

William was born on 12th July 1924 in Dornock, Dumfriesshire, Scotland to Fawcett and Lizzie Conchie. The family lived in Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire. He was 16 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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)

William's name is in Column 3 of Panel 51.

Detail of William'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)
Forbes Craig (information, August 2019)
Mark Bastin (photo, December 2012)