-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 16-May-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
REGINALD SAM INKPEN

Photo of Stoker1st Class Reginald Sam Inkpen, courtesy of his nephew, Fred Coster, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100497
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Reginald was born on 02 March 1920 in Cricklade, Wiltshire to Loftus and Mary Inkpen. The family actually lived in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. 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 55, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
High Street, Royal Wotton Bassett,
St Bartholomew’s and All Saints Church in the town
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Reginald Inkpen , courtesy of his nephew, Fred Coster, 2001
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His nephew, Fred Coster (photos, 2001)
Roger Beazley (information, March 2017)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)