-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
Basil Patrick Stevenson

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Date of birth: October 1922
Place of birth: Hendon, Middlesex, England
Parents: Basil and Hilda Stevenson
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Rank: Midshipman
Joined Hood: 29th April 1941 (Midshipman, Royal Naval Reserve)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Midshipman, Royal Naval Reserve)
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Biographical Information:

Basil was born in October 1922. He was the son of Walter Stevenson, a banker, and his wife, Hilda. He appears to have spent some of his childhood in the United States - the family having taken passage to New York on White Star S.S. Baltic in February 1927.

He was rated a Probationary Temporary Midshipman, Royal Naval Reserve, from 17th January 1941 and joined Hood on 29th April 1941. Basil was resident at Hove in Sussex at the time of his death.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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

Basil's name is in Column 2 of Panel 60.

Detail of Basil'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)