-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
Thomas Jeffreys Batt Waterson

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Date of birth: 15th July 1917
Place of birth: Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
Parents: Alfred and Alice Waterson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 92159
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

"Jeff" as he was known, was born on 15th July 1917 in Cirencester, Gloucestershire to Alfred and Alice Waterson (nee Batt). The family later lived in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. He was serving as an Acting Leading Stoker (Temporary) and was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, Column 3

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

Royal Wootton Bassett

St Bartholomew's and All Saints Church, Wootton Bassett

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Roger Beazley (information, March 2017)