-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 16-May-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
WILLIAM ALBERT PRICE

Photo of Warrant Shipwright William Albert Price, courtesy of his son, Lieutenant-Commander Graham E Price, RN (Retd.), 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Warrant Shipwright
Date Joined Hood: 28 February 1939
Biographical Information: William was born on 21 March 1900 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to William and Harriet Price. He was the husband of Edna Price, of North End, Portsmouth. Together they had three children. He originally served in the Navy as a rating (service number M8894), but eventually became a warrant officer.

William was a member of Hood's crew for about three years when she was sunk. He was 41 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 45, 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
William's son, Lieutenant-Commander Graham E Price, RN (Retd.) (photo, 2001)
Mary Mckeown (information derived from the "Evening News", 29 May 1941)
The National Archives (ADM 188/1035)