-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
Sidney Thomas Banks

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Date of birth: 29th November 1914
Place of birth: Hackney, London, England
Parents: George and Daisy Banks
Wife: Elsie Banks
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 50364
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Sidney and his twin brother Harold were born on 29th November 1914 in Hackney, London to parents George and Daisy Banks. Sidney was the husband of Elsie Banks, of Hove, Sussex. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Leading Cook (S) Sidney Thomas Banks





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 3






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His niece, Savannah Banks (information, December 2001)
His Great Grand-Newphew, Paul Blackburn (photos & information, June 2003)