-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
Peter Ernest Alfred Reddall

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Date of birth: 25th November 1923
Place of birth: Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England
Parents: Edwin and Evelyn Reddall
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signal Boy
Service Number: P/JX 166698
Joined Hood: March 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Signal Boy)
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Biographical Information:

Peter was born on 25th November 1923 in Arnold, Nottinghamshire to Edwin and Evelyn Reddall. The family later lived in Ingatestone, Essex. He joined the Navy in October 1938 and was drafted to H.M.S. Warspite. He was assigned to H.M.S. Ganges in October of the following year. He was posted to Devonport in May 1940 and subsequently to the Isle of Man in October 1940. He joined Hood in March 1941. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Peter's name is in Column 2 of Panel 52.

Detail of Peter'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)
Robert Fletcher (photo & information, February 2006)