-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
Stanley Dinsdale

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Date of birth: 16th May 1919
Place of birth: Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England
Parents: Albert and Jane Dinsdale
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 91558
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Stan, as he was known, was born on 16th May 1919 to Albert and Jane Dinsdale, of Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Photographs of Stanley and shipmates posing on Hood's focsle and near bridge, mid-late 1930s

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)

Stanley's name is in Column 1 of Panel 55.

Detail of Stanley'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)
Lynda Elliott (photos, June 2013)