-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 05-Dec-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Eric Thomas Smith

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Eric Thomas Smith, courtesy of his brother, Alan Smith, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 261796
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Eric was born on 23 October 1911 in Wallington, Surrey to Thomas and Violet Smith. He was the husband of Norah Smith. His family lived at Whimbourne, Mid Street, South Nutfield Surrey.  He was 29 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51 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
Eric's brother, Alan Smith (photo, 2001)
Val Van Der Hoven (information, November 2017)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ