-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Godfrey Julius Baines

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Date of birth: 13th February 1922
Place of birth: Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
Parents: William and Winifred Baines
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman (Acting)
Service Number: P/JX 154089
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information: Godfrey was born on 13th February 1922 to William and Winifred Baines, of Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. He was serving as an Acting Leading Seaman. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Godfrey's name is in Column 3 of Panel 46.

Detail of Godfrey's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)