-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
Victor Verdun Whitfield

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Date of birth: 27th February 1916
Place of birth: Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England
Parents: Henry and Fannie Whitfield
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 136657
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Victor was born on 27th February 1916 in Shepton Mallet, Somerset to Henry and Fannie Whitfield. The family later lived in Totton, Hampshire. He was serving as an Acting Petty Officer and was 25 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 2






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









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