-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 20-Jan-2016

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In Remembrance of

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Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3427
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Den, has he was known, was born on 07 May 1920 in Wanstead, Essex to Harry and Ethel Peace. He was the middle son of three brothers, the others being Richard (eldest) and Alan (youngest). The family lived in Woodford, Chesham, Eastleigh and eventually Gosport. All three brothers saw service during the Second World War...Denzil in the Navy, Richard in the Army and Alan in the RAF.

He is known to have served in Hood prior to March 1941. 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 59, 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
His nephew, Denzil John Peace (information, August & October 2015)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ