-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
Reginald James Kitchener

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Date of birth: 14th November 1921
Place of birth: Midhurst, Sussex, England
Parents: Ebenezer and Gertrude Kitchener
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 27648
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Reginald was born on 14th November 1921 in Midhurst, Sussex to Ebenezer and Gertrude Kitchener. The family later lived in Petersfield, Hampshire. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Reginald and his brotherJohn in Petersfield


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, Column 2

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mr JM Coxell (photos, December 2002)
Jayne Woodland (information, Feb 2005)