-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 Royal Marine Edward Rowland Sadler, courtesy of Brenda Sadler, 2000

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3890
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Edward was born on 17 September 1919 in Enfield, Middlesex to William and Susannah Sadler. The family lived in Bush Hill Park.

He attended the Seventh Avenue School and was a member of the St Andrews Church Lads' Brigade. He later worked for Messrs Townsend and Collins before joining the Marines (where he was awarded The Kings Badge for being the best recruit). He was known to be a good boxer and excellent singer. He worked as a gunner aboard Hood.

Edward was 21 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Edward Rowland Sadler, courtesy of John Tanner, Oct 2011
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Brenda Sadler (photo, 2000)
Tina Payne (information, 2003)
John Tanner (photo & information via newspaper clipping, Oct 2011)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ