-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 15-Jan-2012

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
MELVILLE EDWARDS

Photo of Royal Marine Melville Edwards, courtesy of his great nephew, David Melville Edwards, June 2011
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4154
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: 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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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Additional Photographs
None at this time
Sources
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)