-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 06-Dec-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Thomas Smith

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Thomas Smith, courtesy of David Wallace, June 2009

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 161243
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Thomas was born on 11 September 1922 to James and Susan Smith, of 7 Firth Square, Ford Estate, Sunderland, County Durham. He is known to have had four brothers. He attended Havelock Council School, Sunderland.

Thomas entered the Navy in 1938/1939. He was 18 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
Photo of Ordinary Seaman Thomas Smith, courtesy of Irene Gray, July 2017
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
David Wallace (photo & information, June 2009)
Irene Gray (photo & information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ