-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
STEDMAN BISHOP GROVES

Photo of Royal Marine Musician Stedman Bishop Groves, courtesy of Paul Murray, March 2012
Service: Royal Marine Band
Rank: Musician
Service Number: RMB/X 605
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Stedman was born on 04 October 1919 in Chatham, Kent to Stedman and Florence Groves. The family later lived in Newbold-on-Avon, Warwickshire. His action station at the time of his loss was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Paul Murray (photo, March 2012)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)