-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 Stanley Bates

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Date of birth: 16th April 1920
Place of birth: Rushden, Northamptonshire, England
Parents: Frank T. and Lily Bates
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 78231
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Reginald was born on 16th April 1920 to Frank and Lily Bates, of Rushden, Northamptonshire. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 1

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)