-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
Eric Weldon

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Date of birth: 11th April 1921
Place of birth: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Parents: Nora Weldon
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 150737
Joined Hood: 31st August 1938
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Eric was born on 11th April 1921 in Abedeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland to Nora Weldon. The family later lived in Chobham, Surrey. He was 20 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

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

Eric's name is in Column 3 of Panel 49.

Detail of Eric'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)
Photo from the Woking News and Mail edition of 6th June 1941. Submitted by John Scott February 2023.