-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 08-Feb-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
WALTER HENRY WOODROW JENNINGS

Photo of Chief Petty Officer Walter Henry Woodrow Jennings, courtesy of Ian Kennedy, November 2011

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 104150
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Walter was born on 27 March 1906 in Ryde, Isle of Wight to parents Walter and Ada Jennings. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from September 1917 to September 1921. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S.Ganges.

He was the husband of Florence Jennings, of Gosport, Hampshire. Together they had a daughter named Joan. He was 35 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Chief Petty Officer Walter Henry Woodrow Jennings, courtesy of Ian Kennedy, November 2011
Above - Walter as a young sailor ; Below- Walter and his family
Photo of Chief Petty Officer Walter Henry Woodrow Jennings, courtesy of Ian Kennedy, November 2011
Sources
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His nephew, Ian Kennedy (photos, November 2011)
The National Archives (ADM188/855)