-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
Edwin Albert Rudd

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Date of birth: 30th May 1917
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordnance Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 60324
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Edwin was born on 30th May 1917 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was married to Elsie Florence Rudd (nee Scanlon) a few months before he died. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.




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H.M.S. Excellent Roll of Honour, Whale Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





Edwin's name is in Column 3 of Panel 56.





Detail of Edwin's name.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Marion West (information, February 2015)