-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 Sims

Photo of Engine Room Artificer 4th Class William Sims, courtesy of Alan Searle and Jill Patience, February 2010
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 60184
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 29 February 1920 in Christchurch, London to Harry and Maude Sims. The family lived in Chobham, Surrey. He was serving as an Acting Engine Room Artificer 4th Class at the time of Hood's final mission. He 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 53, Column 2 (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
Alan Searle and Jill Patience (photo & information, February 2010)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)