-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Updated 18-Aug-2017

These memorials are dedicated to those who died whilst building and serving aboard Hood. The memorials were assembled by blending official records with public casualty listings. Wherever possible, records were cross-referenced and/or supplemented with information from the database of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), Northeast War Memorials Project, FLEET-DNPERS, The National Archives (TNA), various Admiralty 104 series documents, Navy Lists, the H.M.S. Hood Association Archives and various family sources. It has also been supplemented with a great deal of in-depth information from other researchers, most notably Don Kindell, Mary Mckeown, Mary Mochan and the Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, to whom we are eternally grateful.

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Crew Lost During the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941
Contained here are 1,415 individual memorial pages - one for each man confirmed lost when Hood sank during combat with the German battleship Bismarck in the Denmark Strait on 24th May 1941. These deaths constituted the Royal Navy's greatest single ship loss of the Second World War.

Alphabetical Roll of Honour listings by Surname Y & Z surnames W  surnames U & V surnames T surnames S surnames R surnames P & Q surnames O  surnames N surnames M surnames L surnames K surnames J surnames I surnames H surnames G surnames F surnames E surnames D surnames C surnames B surnames A surnames

You can also click below to view a single list of all names
H.M.S. Hood Roll of Honour List (24th May 1941)

You can also try searching our database for a particular name
H.M.S. Hood Roll of Honour Database

Their sacrifices were not in vain: Though they were lost, the action in the Denmark Strait did end Bismarck's sortie. Through their deaths, the resolve of the British Empire was restored with a vengeance. They served as tragic reminders as to why the war was being fought and why it had to be won. The names can be accessed by clicking on the links at right (alphabetical by surname or a listing of all names).

 

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Crew & Dockyard Workers Lost Prior to the Sinking (Sept 1916 - May 1941)
The men lost in the sinking are not the only ones who died whilst serving in Hood: It is known that nearly 40 men, possibly more, died whilst building or assigned to Hood between 1916 and her loss in May 1941.

Click here to view their memorials