-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
Sydney Standerton Stoyles

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Stoker
Service Number: P/K 55384
Date Joined Hood: Late 1930s
Biographical Information: Sydney was born on 02 March 1901 in Farnham, Surrey to Mr. and Mrs. James Stoyles. His middle name came from a place called "Standerton"- a place his father had served at during the Boer War. Sydney was the husband of Nellie Stoyles, of Portsmouth. Together they had 3 sons and a daughter. Prior to joining Hood, he had served in H.M.S. Suffolk. He was 40 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 3 (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
Sydney's granddaughter, Theresa Burton (information, November 2004)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ