-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
Edwin Herbert Chatfield

Photo of
Date of birth: 13th February 1910
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 114218
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

Edwin was born on 13th February 1910 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was the youngest son of Mr A. Chatfield. Prior to serving in Hood, he served in Palestine (where he was awarded the Empire Gallantry Medal), Dunkirk and Narvik. He and his wife had two children and lived at 98 Pretoria Rd, Southsea. He was 31 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 2






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mary Mckeown (photo & information derived from the "Evening News", 12 June 1941)