-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
Samuel Joseph Rodley

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Date of birth: 14th April 1922
Place of birth: Sunderland, County Durham, England
Parents: Samuel and Florence Rodley
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3967
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Samuel was born on 14th April 1922 to Samuel and Florence Rodley, of Sunderland, County Durham. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 59, 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)
P. Boneham (photo, 2001)