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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
Edward David George Dewey

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Date of birth: 26th May 1923
Place of birth: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Parents: Harry and Lillian Dewey
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/J 160579
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ted, as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 26th May 1923 to Harry and Lillian Dewey, of Basingstoke, Hampshire. He joined the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent (at Gosport) in 1938. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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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 51.

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)
His friend, Kenneth H Toop, Hon. Sec, H.M.S. Royal Oak Association (photo & information, March 2004)