-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: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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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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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

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

Colin's name is in Column 3 of Panel 51.

Detail of Colin's name.

Woodlands Methodist Church, Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland

No photographs are available of this memorial

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)