-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
Reginald Archer Welch

Photo of Petty Officer Reginald Archer Welch, courtesy of his niece, Jane Moss, August 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 130279
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Paddy", as he was known to families and friends, was born on 24 December 1911 in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire to Mr and Mrs Herbert Welch. He was the husband of Emma Welch, of Romford, Essex. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, 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
Paddy's niece, Jane Moss (photo & information, August 2004)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ