-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 Henry Chowney

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Date of birth: 25th December 1896
Place of birth: Woking, Surrey, England
Parents: John and Elizabeth Chowney
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 152636
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 25th December 1896 in Woking, Surrey to parents John and Elizabeth Chowney. The family later lived in Aldershot, Hampshire. He was 44 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, 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)
The National Archives (ADM 188/685)