-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 Barringer

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Date of birth: 8th March 1922
Place of birth: Plaistow, London, England
Parents: Harry Albert and Catherine Adeline Mary Barringer
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4223
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 8th March 1922 in Plaistow, London to Harry and Catherine Barringer. The family lived in Loughton, Essex. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 3

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)