-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Stedman Bishop Groves

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Date of birth: 4th October 1919
Place of birth: Chatham, Kent, England
Parents: Stedman and Florence Groves
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Musician
Service Number: RMB/X 505
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Stedman was born on 4th October 1919 in Chatham, Kent to Stedman and Florence Groves. The family later lived in Newbold-on-Avon, Warwickshire. His action station at the time of his loss was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 21 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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Paul Murray (photo, March 2012)