-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-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Boy Telegraphist William Robert McRae, courtesy of his nephew, Ian McRae, July 2009
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 164096
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 10 April 1923 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire to Donald and Susannah McRae. The family later lived in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 1 (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
His nephew, Ian McRae (photo, July 2009)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ