-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
David Lees Russell

Photo of
Date of birth: 14th August 1908
Place of birth: Anderston, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Parents: Thomas and Sarah Russell
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Musician
Service Number: RMB/X 1450
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Click here to print memorial poster

Biographical Information:

David was born on 14th August 1908 in Anderton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland to Thomas and Sarah Russell. David's action station at the time of his loss was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 32 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Michael Bell (photo, Jan 2002)