-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
Ralph Frederick Windeatt

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Date of birth: 3rd May 1924
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: Frederick and Gertrude Windeatt
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 163820
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ralph was born on 3rd May 1924 in Southampton, Hampshire to Frederick and Gertrude Windeatt. The family lived in Totton. He was 17 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)

Ralph's name is in Column 1 of Panel 53.

Detail of Ralph'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)
Cyril Rider (photos, Sep 2018)