-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
Wallace McDonald

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Date of birth: 24th February 1913
Place of birth: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Parents: William and Sarah McDonald
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 14062
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Wally, as he was known, was born on 24th February 1913 in Doncaster, Yorkshire to William and Sarah McDonald. The family later lived in Maryport, Cumberland. He is known to have had an older sister, Flora.

Wally was 28 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, 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)
Sarah Gould (photo & information, June 2019)