-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Frederick Harry Stanley Smith

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Date of birth: 20th December 1905
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Alfred and Eliza Smith
Wife: Olive Smith
Previous occupation: Labourer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: J101880 then P/K 67042
Joined Hood: 8th September 1936
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Stoker Petty Officer)
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Biographical Information:

Frederick was born on 20th December 1905 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Alfred and Eliza Smith. He was the husband of Olive Smith, of Portchester, Hampshire. He was 35 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and rate held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
23rd March 19212nd November 1921ImpregnableBoy 2nd ClassADM188/850
3rd November 192118th February 1922GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM188/850
19th February 192216th February 1923GangesBoy 1st ClassADM188/850
17th February 192319th December 1925CalcuttaSignal BoyADM188/850
20th December 19255th January 1926CalcuttaOrdinary SignalmanADM188/850
6th January 192610th May 1926CalcuttaStoker 2nd ClassADM362/35
11th May 192631st August 1926Victory IIStoker 2nd ClassADM362/35
1st September 192626th September 1926FuriousStoker 2nd ClassADM362/35
27th September 192631st December 1928FuriousStoker 1st ClassADM362/35
1st January 19291st March 1929Victory IIActing Leading StokerADM363/509
2nd March 19295th July 1929FisgardActing Leading StokerADM363/509
6th July 192931st December 1929Victory II - IVActing Leading StokerADM363/509
1st January 193015th September 1930Victory II - IVLeading StokerADM363/509
16th September 19307th March 1932Royal SovereignLeading StokerADM363/509
8th March 193226th April 1932Victory IILeading StokerADM363/509
27th April 193220th June 1932FrobisherLeading StokerADM363/509
21st June 193230th September 1932Vindictive (Frobisher)Leading StokerADM363/509
1st October 193211th November 1932Effingham (Frobisher)Leading StokerADM363/509
12th November 19326th January 1933Victory IILeading StokerADM363/509
7th January 193318th October 1933CairoLeading StokerADM363/509
19th October 19338th May 1934CairoActing Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/509
9th May 193410th May 1934Victory IIActing Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/509
11th May 193410th May 1934Victoria & AlbertActing Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/509
11th May 19343rd May 1935Victoria & AlbertStoker 1st ClassADM363/509
4th May 19353rd May 1935Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/509
4th May 19356th September 1935Victory IIActing Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/509
7th September 193511th October 1935Victory II (Campbell)Acting Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/509
12th October 193513th October 1935Victory II (Campbell)Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/509
14th October 19357th September 1936Victory IIStoker Petty OfficerADM363/509
8th September 193624th May 1941HoodStoker Petty OfficerADM363/509

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

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

Frederick's name is in Column 1 of Panel 54.

Detail of Frederick'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)