-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
Norman Jeffs

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Date of birth: 30th October 1918
Place of birth: St Helens, Lancashire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 96933
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Norman was born on 30th October 1918 in St Helens, Lancashire to Walter and Annie Jeffs. The family lived at 20 Browning Road, Worthing. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss. His family emigrated to Australia after the war.




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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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Worthing War Memorial, Worthing, Sussex, England


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A view of the memorial.





The panel containing the names of the World War 2 casualties.





A close-up of Norman's name along with fellow 'Hoods'
Midshipman Roy Frederick Knight and
Boy 1st Class Percy Christopher Boylett Long.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Pam Wilson (information, October 2019)
Reg Gale (photo, October 2012)