-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 Alfred King

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Date of birth: 26th June 1921
Place of birth: Reading, Berkshire, England
Parents: William and Florence King
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 153217
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 26th June 1921 in Reading, Berkshire to William and Florence King. The family later lived in Burghfield, Berkshire. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, Column 2

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)