-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 Edward Charles Till

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Date of birth: 15th October 1913
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Elizabeth Till
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Shipwright 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 47867
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

William was born on 15th October 1913 to William and Elizabeth Till, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss.




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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)





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





Detail of William'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)
William's niece, Janet Hopper (photo, 2001)