In Remembrance of
Date Joined Hood:
Melville was born on 12 May 1921 in Bynea, Camarthen, Wales. He is known to have attended Llanelly County school, Llanelly, South Wales starting in 1933. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
None at this time
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His great-nephew, David Melville Edwards (photo, June 2011)
David Mathias (information, December 2011)