-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 10-Dec-2019

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Benjamin Thomas Smith

Photo of Royal Marine Benjamin Thomas Smoth, courtesy of Neil Jenvey, December 2017
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 1564
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Thomas, as he was known, was born on 03 May 1915 in Fareham, Hampshire to Thomas and Mary Smith. He was the husband of Constance Smith, of Upper Deal, Kent. They had one son, Benjamin (who served as a Major in the Royal Engineers). He was 26 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
Chris Pink (information, December 2019)
Neil Jenvey (photo, December 2017)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ