-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 Weddle

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Date of birth: 28th July 1920
Place of birth: Gateshead, County Durham, England
Parents: George and Mary Jane Weddle
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 22549
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 28th July 1920 in Gateshead, County Durham to George and Mary Jane Weddle. The family later lived in Billingham, County Durham. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 49, Column 3

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)
Malcolm Birtle (photos, July 2014)