-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 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photograph of Ernest Bennett, provided by Janet Noble May 2020
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3432
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Ernest was born on 20 March 1920 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, one of nine children (7 boys and 2 girls) in his family. He was the youngest of the boys.

He was engaged to Edith Stacey of Outwood, West Yorkshire, but was lost in action before they could wed. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, 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
Joan Hawkins (information, November 2006)
Connor Bestwick (information, November 2008)
Janet Noble (photograph, May 2020)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)