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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Arthur Charles Wellman

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Date of birth: 23rd August 1913
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Florence Wellman
Wife: Maggie Wellman
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 82049
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Stormy" as he as known, was born on 23rd August 1913 in Southampton, Hampshire to William and Florence Wellman. He was the husband of Maggie Wellman, of Bevois Valley, Southampton. He was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary) and 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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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

Arthur's name is in Column 1 of Panel 54.

Detail of Arthur'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)
His great-nephew, Ian Hart (photo & information, Oct 2006)