-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 Supply Assistant John Henry Smith, courtesy of Kate Carter, September 2012

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Supply Assistant
Service Number: P/JX 201216
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 20 December 1914 in Brighton, Sussex to Charles and Lucy Smith. He had six brothers and sisters- Charles, Martha, Kathleen, Norah, Joan and Walter. He attended Lewes Road School as a child.

He and his wife Doris (nee Standing) were married in August 1938. He worked at the Co-op in Brighton before joining the Navy. 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 57, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Supply Assistant John Henry Smith, courtesy of Ian Lacey, September 2006
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Kate Carter (photo & information, September 2012)
Ian Lacey (photo & information, September 2006)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ