-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
William Dennis Canty

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Date of birth: 6th October 1905
Place of birth: Battersea, London, England
Parents: Edward and Mary Ann Canty
Wife: Denise Canty
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Yeoman of Signals
Service Number: P/J 100264
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 6th October 1905 to parents Edward and Mary Ann Canty of Battersea, London. He was the husband of Connie Canty, father of Denise Canty. He was 35 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 1

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
William's nephew, Dennis Canty (photo & information, 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/847)