-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
Stephen Palmer

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Date of birth: 26th February 1921
Place of birth: Godstone, Surrey, England
Parents: Thomas and Colleen Palmer
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SD/X 1188
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Stephen was born on 26th February 1921 in Godstone, Surrey to Thomas and Colleen Palmer. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Dawn Ann Watson (photos, January 2009)