-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
Denzil Stuart Peace

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Date of birth: 7th May 1920
Place of birth: Wanstead, Essex, England
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3427
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Den, has he was known, was born on 7th May 1920 in Wanstead, Essex to Harry and Ethel Peace. He was the middle son of three brothers, the others being Richard (eldest) and Alan (youngest). The family lived in Woodford, Chesham, Eastleigh and eventually Gosport. All three brothers saw service during the Second World War - Denzil in the Navy, Richard in the Army and Alan in the RAF.

He is known to have served in Hood prior to March 1941. He was 21 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

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)
His nephew, Denzil John Peace (information, August & October 2015)