-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 01-Jan-2020

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Victor Marcus Winkfield

Photo of Leading Stoker Victor Marcus Winkfield, courtesy of his great-nephew, Kevin McWilliams, February 2007

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 91374
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Victor was born on 20 February 1919 to John and Alice Winkfield, of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire. His parents died when he was young and he was raised by his older sister, Alice Baines.

Victor was servnig as an Acting Leading Stoker (Temporary) and was 22 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Leading Stoker Victor Marcus Winkfield, courtesy of his great-nephew, Kevin McWilliams, October 2007
Above- Victor (second from left) and shipmates aboard Hood, 1940
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Victor's great nephew, Kevin McWilliams (photos & information, February & October 2007 and July 2019)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ