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H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

Updated 02-Apr-2019

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Charles Frederick Bernard Stubbs

Photo of Lieutenant Charles Frederick Bernard Stubbs, courtesy of June Brook, February 2011

Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Lieutenant
Date Joined Hood: 22 February 1941
Biographical Information: Bernard, as he was known, was the husband of Helen Stubbs, of Finsbury, London. He was the son of Charles and Florence Stubbs. Bernard was an experienced journalist and broadcaster of naval matters. He is known to have been on the editorial staff of "The Yorkshire Post" plus to have been the BBC's Public Relations Officer for Northern Ireland.

In May 1940 he published his book "The Navy at War." It concerned the Navy's activities to date as well as his own experiences involving things such as minesweeping, convoy duty and contraband control.

Bernard was 32 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 60, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Lieutenant Charles Frederick Bernard Stubbs, December 2018

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Navy List, April 1941
June Brook (photo & information, February 2011)
The Illustrated London News, 7 June 1941 (photo)