-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
Benjamin Seivill Sterne

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Date of birth: 14th June 1922
Place of birth: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England
Parents: Rudolph and Mabel Sterne
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158144
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Ben was born on 14th June 1922 to Rudolph and Mabel Sterne, of Grimsby, Lincolnshire. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 49, Column 3

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)
Addendum to "We Will Remember Them - British Jewish Personnel killed in WW2" by Henry Morris, published 1994 by Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women of UK (AJEX).
Mr Martin Sugarman, AJEX (photo and information, May 2002)