-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
Horace William Wells

Photo of Stoker 1st Class Horace William Wells, courtesy of Alan Poulton, February 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 95396
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Billy", as he was known, was born on 15 May 1917 to Alfred and Elizebeth Wells, of Wednesbury, Staffordshire. He was engaged to Doris Hackett. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 55, 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
Alan Poulton (photo, February 2003)
Rosemary Readman (information, April 2011)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ