-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
Walter Wilson

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Date of birth: 26th May 1920
Place of birth: Dumfries, Dumfries, Scotland
Parents: Robert and Sarah Wilson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signalman
Service Number: C/JX 213835
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Walter was born on 26th May 1920 to Thomas and Sarah Wilson, of Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. 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

Dumfries Post Office

Chatham National Naval War Memorial

Panel 45, Column 3

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Alan Wilson (information, November 2012 and April 2014)