-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
Edward David George Dewey

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Date of birth: 26th May 1923
Place of birth: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Parents: Harry and Lillian Dewey
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/J 160579
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Ted, as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 26th May 1923 to Harry and Lillian Dewey, of Basingstoke, Hampshire. He joined the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent (at Gosport) in 1938. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, Column 3






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)
His friend, Kenneth H Toop, Hon. Sec, H.M.S. Royal Oak Association (photo & information, March 2004)