-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
Colin Harry Thomas Kemish

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Date of birth: 2nd May 1924
Parents: C.P.O. Harry Kemish, R.N., and Fedelma Kemish
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 182115
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Colin was born on 2nd May 1924 in Guernsey, Channel Islands to C.P.O. Harry Kemish, R.N., and Fedelma Kemish. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, Column 3

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

Woodlands Methodist Church, Glasgow

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Michael Marcer (photo & information, 2001)
David McNay and John Houston (information, December 2012)