-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
Andrew Kenneth Smith

Photograph of Andrew Kenneth
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 28414
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Kenny, as he was known to the family, was born on 25 March 1918 in Wokingham, Hampshire to Mrs. C. Smith. The family lived in Crowthorne. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 49, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Kenny's relaxing
Kenny relaxing.

Kenny's last letter to his family.
Kenny's last letter home believed to have been posted from Scotland when Hood was in for a refit January-March 1941.

Kenny's last letter to his family.

Kenny's last letter to his family.


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ
Adrian Wooldridge, Kenny's cousin, May 2020.