-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
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: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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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.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

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)

Wallace's name is in Column 3 of Panel 48.

Detail of Wallace'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)
Sarah Gould (photo & information, June 2019)