-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 Geroge Cleeter

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Date of birth: 20th January 1897
Place of birth: Merton, London, England
Parents: Frederick and Susan Cleeter
Wife: Violet Cleeter
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 164900
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

'Billy', as he was known to family and friends, was born on 20th January 1897 in Merton, London to Frederick and Susan Cleeter. He was the husband of Violet Cleeter, of Bitterne, Hampshire. He was 44 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 3

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 grandson, Andy Cleeter (June 2004)