-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 Neville Hunt

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Date of birth: 24th December 1894
Place of birth: Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Parents: Thomas and Susan Hunt
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordnance Artificer 1st Class
Service Number: P/MX 58034
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

William was born on 24th December 1894 in Soham, Cambridgeshire to Thomas and Susan Hunt. He is known to have served aboard Hood during her time with the Mediterranean Fleet circa 1937/38. He was 46 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

H.M.S. Excellent Roll of Honour, Whale Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

No photographs are available of this memorial

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

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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 56.

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)
Hazel Elmslie (information, January 2020)
The National Archives (ADM 188/1088)