-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
William Henry Hatherill

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Date of birth: 24th June 1904
Place of birth: Bath, Somerset, England
Wife: Alice Rosa Hatherill
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/ 21992
Joined Hood: 23rd August 1939 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

William was born 24th June 1904 in Bath, Somerset. He was a member of Hood's Number Four 4" gun crew. William was 36 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



A photo of William in flash gear




A photo of William and fellow Marines. He is located in the back row, third from the photographer's left.






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


Photos of the memorial









Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devonshire, England


Photos of the memorial








Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
ADM 104/131 (Public Records Office)
Mrs TM Southgate (helmeted photo, April 2004)
His son's widow, Mrs V Hatherill (Photos, April 2007)