-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 02-Jan-2020

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist Edward James Hannaway, courtesy of his grandson Eddy Hannaway, 2002
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 189625,
Date Joined Hood: 12 May 1941
Biographical Information: "Eddy" as he was known to his friends, was born on 29 January 1906 in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire to John and Elizabeth Hannaway. He was the husband of Mary Hannaway, of Gairbraid Terrace, Bargeddie, Lanarkshire. Together they had a son, John, and a daughter, Maureen. Eddy was 35 years old at the time of his loss.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist Edward James Hannaway and family, courtesy of his grandson Stephen Hannaway, 2019
Eddy and Mary pose with their children John (left) and Maureen (right) in 1940.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Eddy and Cathy Hannaway (information & photos, March 2002)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009