-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 John Smith-Withers

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Date of birth: 13th January 1916
Place of birth: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Parents: Clara Smith-Withers
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 68642
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Stephen served as Stephen John Smith. He was born on 31st January 1916 to Clara Smith-Withers, of West Bromwich, Staffordshire. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.




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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Iris Rickward (photo, October 2002)