-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
Walter Charles Eastwood

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Date of birth: 11th December 1907
Place of birth: Portslade, Sussex, England
Parents: Walter and Lydia Eastwood
Wife: Rose Eastwood
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/22420
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Wally, as he was known to his friends, was born on 11th December 1907 in Portslade, Sussex to Walter and Lydia Eastwood. He was the husband of Rose Eastwood, of 89 Foredown Drive, Portslade. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, 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)
Peter Spratt (Photo & information, Dec 2001)
Jill Alexander (information, November 2009)