-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

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Kenneth Walter Ierston, courtesy of his nephew Christopher Barrett, January 2008

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 156903
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Kenneth was born on 07 September 1922 in Fareham, Hampshire to Mr. and Mrs. T. Ierston. The family actually lived in Belton, Hampshire. He was the eldest of four children born between 1922 and 1935. The family later lived in Bedhampton.

Kenneth was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, 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
His nephew, Christopher Barrett (photo, January 2008)
His brother, Peter Ierston via Ann Griffiths (information, March 2013)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)