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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Henry Matthew Edes

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Date of birth: 27th October 1919
Place of birth: Dawdon, County Durham, England
Parents: Henry and Ethel Edes
Wife: Sarah Edes
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 19031
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Henry was born on 27th October 1919 in Dawdon, County Durham to Henry and Ethel Edes. He was the husband of Sarah Edes, of Ashington, Northumberland. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Henry's name is in Column 3 of Panel 47.

Detail of Henry's name.

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, Harry Edes (Photo, 2001)