-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
Edward John Essex Woelfell

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Date of birth: 2nd October 1912
Place of birth: London, London, England
Parents: Alfred and Maud Woelfell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Writer
Service Number: P/MX 80802
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Edward was born on 2nd October 1912 in London to Alfred and Maud Woelfell. The family lived in South Croydon, Surrey. He was serving as a Probationary Writer and was 28 years old at the time of his loss.




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


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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