-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
Horace Arthur Williams

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Date of birth: 28th December 1909
Place of birth: Darleston, Staffordshire, England
Parents: Herbert and Emma Williams
Wife: Doris Williams
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Painter 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 55426
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Horace was born on 28th December 1909 in Darleston, Staffordshire to Herbert and Emma Williams. He was the husband of Doris Williams, of Wednesbury, Staffordshire. He was 31 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)

Horace's name is in Column 3 of Panel 56.

Detail of Horace'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)