-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Charles Henry Kinmond

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Date of birth: 31st January 1922
Place of birth: Bracknell, Berkshire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 28489
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Charlie", as he was known, was born on 31st January 1922 in Bracknell, Berkshire to Maud Kinmond. They later lived in Coventry. He had two brothers (Eric and Jack) and three sisters (Winifred, Doris and Mary). Charlie was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Charles's name is in Column 2 of Panel 48.

Detail of Charles'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)
His nephew, Anthony Kinmond (information, December 2003)
His nephew, Alan Parks (information, November 2007)