-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 Alexander Northam

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Date of birth: 25th August 1917
Place of birth: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 138501
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 25th August 1917 in Liverpool, Lancashire. He was the husband of Elizabeth Northam. He was also a member of Hood's boxing team. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 49, Column 1

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)
His nephew, William Brook (photo & information, 2001)