-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 31-Dec-2019

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Walter George Scammell

Photo offrom Judith Griffin Walter George Scammell, courtesy of Susan Johnson, November 2019

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 65844
Date Joined Hood: 09 January 1939
Biographical Information: Walter was born on 09 May 1905 in St Pancras, London to Edmund and Ellen Scammell. The family later lived in Purbrook, Hampshire.

Walter joined the Navy in the 1920s and saw service in Hood at least three times (Aug 1933 - Sept 1934, Jan - Sept 1935 and lastly Jan 1939 - her loss).

He was the husband of Ethel Scammell. Together they had three children Eddie Aged 8 years George aged 7 years and Marian aged 4 years when he died. He was 36 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, 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.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Susan Johnson (information and photo, November 2019)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ