-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
George William Stannard

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Date of birth: 17th February 1908
Place of birth: Wandsworth, London, England
Parents: Samuel and Annie Stannard
Wife: Muriel Stannard
Previous occupation: Printer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sick Berth Petty Officer
Service Number: P/MX 46481
Joined Hood: 25th April 1939 (Sick Berth Petty Officer)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Sick Berth Petty Officer)
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Biographical Information:

George was born on 17th February 1908 in Wandsworth, London to Samuel and Annie Stannard. He was the husband of Muriel Stannard. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and rate held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
28th July 19277th November 1927Victory IIProbationary Sick Berth AttendantADM362/48
8th November 192716th September 1928Victory II (Haslar Hospital)Probationary Sick Berth AttendantADM362/48
17th September 192823rd July 1931Victory II (Haslar Hospital)Sick Berth AttendantADM362/48
24th July 193131st August 1932Egmont (Malta Hospital)Sick Berth AttendantADM363/610
1st September 193226th October 1932MaineSick Berth AttendantADM363/610
27th October 19325th May 1933Malta HospitalSick Berth AttendantADM363/610
6th May 193316th October 1933CeresSick Berth AttendantADM363/610
17th October 19337th February 1934Malta HospitalSick Berth AttendantADM363/610
8th February 19343rd April 1934Victory IISick Berth AttendantADM363/610
4th April 19349th April 1935Haslar HospitalSick Berth AttendantADM363/610
10th April 19352nd November 1937Haslar HospitalLeading Sick Berth AttendantADM363/610
3rd November 193722nd May 1938CaledoniaLeading Sick Berth AttendantADM363/610
23rd May 19387th October 1938Victory IILeading Sick Berth AttendantADM363/610
8th October 193824th April 1939Victory IISick Berth Petty OfficerADM363/610
25th April 193924th May 1941HoodSick Berth Petty OfficerADM363/610

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)

George's name is in Column 2 of Panel 57.

Detail of George'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)