-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
WILLIAM ALEXANDER NORTHAM

Photo of Able Seaman William A. Northam, courtesy of his nephew, William Brook, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 138501
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 25 August 1917 in Liverpool, Lancashire. He was the husband of Elizabeth Northam. He was also a member of Hood's boxing team. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 49, 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.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His nephew, William Brook (photo & information, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)