-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
Desmond Stephen Richard Harris

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Date of birth: March 1916
Place of birth: Devonport, Devon, England
Parents: Frederick and Edith Harris
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Lieutenant
Joined Hood: 24th October 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Lieutenant, Royal Marines)
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Biographical Information:

Desmond was born in March 1916 the son of Frederick and Edith Harris, of Keyham, Devonport. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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

Desmond's name is in Column 2 of Panel 58.

Detail of Desmond'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)