-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 Arthur Chivers

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Date of birth: 27th September 1911
Place of birth: Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Gilbert and Elsie Chivers
Wife: Marion Chivers
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 50843
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 27th September 1911 in Barnsley, Yorkshire to Gilbert and Elsie Chivers. He was the husband of Marion Chivers, of Barnsley. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

William and Marion on their wedding day


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 53, Column 2

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)
His nephew, Jack Walker (photo & information, May 2004)