-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Noel Banfield

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Date of birth: 24th December 1901
Place of birth: Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Previous occupation: Motor Driver
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Acting Petty Officer
Service Number: J74081
Joined Hood: 16th March 1931 (Leading Seaman)
Left Hood: 24th July 1933 (Acting Petty Officer)







Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.


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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)