-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 Francis Lawrence Dade

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Date of birth: 10th June 1907
Place of birth: N Horsham, Sussex, England
Parents: Frank and Grace Dade
Wife: Ruth Dade
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Steward
Service Number: P/LX 20311
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

William was born on 10th June 1907 in North Horsham, Sussex to Frank and Grace Dade. He was the husband of Ruth Dade, of Fareham, Hampshire. He was the father of Alan, Valerie and Shirley Dade. William was serving as an Petty Officer Steward (Temporary) and was 33 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, 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)
His son, Alan Dade (photo & information, January 2004)