-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 Wright Heys

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Date of birth: 7th April 1908
Place of birth: Healey, Lancashire, England
Parents: William and Amy Heys
Wife: Irene Heys
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sick Berth Attendant
Service Number: P/MX 80399
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

William was born on 7th April 1908 in Healey, Lancashire to William and Amy Heys. He was the was the husband of Irene Heys, of Northwich, Cheshire. William was serving as a Probationary Sick Berth Attendant and was 33 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 2






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His grandon, David Robinson (photo, April 2012)