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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

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In Remembrance of
Joseph Stanley Marsh

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Date of birth: 15th November 1921
Place of birth: Leyton, Essex, England
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth Marsh
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 30168
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Joseph was born on 15th November 1921 to Joseph and Elizabeth Marsh, of Leyton, Essex. He was educated at the Newport School, Newport Road, Leytonstone. He is believed to have worked in a factory prior to joining the Navy at the age of 17. He was known to be very "dapper" and preferred to wear nice clothing.

Joseph was 19 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

Photos of the memorial

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

Joseph's name is in Column 3 of Panel 48.

Detail of Joseph'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)
Diane Barr (photo & information, October 2010)