-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

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
SIDNEY THOMAS BANKS

Photo of Leading Cook (S) Sidney Thomas Banks, courtesy of his great-grand newphew, Paul Blackburn, June 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 50364
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Sidney and his twin brother Harold were born on 29 November 1914 in Hackney, London to parents George and Daisy Banks. Sidney was the husband of Elsie Banks, of Hove, Sussex. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

If you have any additional details, please contact us.



Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Leading Cook (S) Sidney Thomas Banks, courtesy of his great-grand newphew, Paul Blackburn, June 2003
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His niece, Savannah Banks (information, December 2001)
His Great Grand-Newphew, Paul Blackburn (photos & information, June 2003)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)