-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

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Stoker Petty Officer William Alfred Arnold, courtesy of Harry Wannerton, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 80686
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William born on 02 September 1911 in Kingston, Surrey to parents Walter and Mary Arnold. He was the husband of Faith Arnold, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. William was an expert darts player and was a member of Hood's champion Stokers' Darts Team in 1938. He was serving in Hood as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary). He was 29 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Hood's 1938 Stoker's Dart Team
Above- Hood's 1938 Stoker's Dart team at Malta. William is in the back row, 2nd from the left. Click to enlarge photo.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mr Harry Wannerton (1938 Stoker's Dart Team photo)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)