-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
Charles Joseph Ladd

Photo of
Date of birth: 26th September 1920
Place of birth: West ham, Essex, England
Parents: William and Harriett Ladd
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 114797
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Click here to print memorial poster

Biographical Information:

Charles was born on 26th September 1920 in West Ham, Essex to William and Harriett Ladd. The family later lived in Plaistow, Essex. He was a professional footballer with Luton Town F.C.. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Luton Town Football Club ground, Kenilworth Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, England

No photographs are available of this memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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