-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Leading Stoker William Alfred Compton, courtesy of his daughter-in-law, Mrs S. Compton, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 55190
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 01 January 1901 in Dartford, Kent. He was the husband of Florence Compton, of Emsworth, Hampshire. He was 40 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
William's daughter-in-law, Mrs S. Compton (photo, 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/971)