-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
Roderick Gwynne Lotherington Williams

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Date of birth: About 1922
Parents: Graham and Mary Williams
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Midshipman
Joined Hood: 25th February 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Midshipman, Royal Naval Volunteeer Reserve)
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Biographical Information:

Roderick was the son of Graham and Mary Williams, of Westminster, London. He was 19 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)

Roderick's name is in Column 3 of Panel 60.

Detail of Roderick'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)
ADM 53/114435 (The National Archives)