-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
REGINALD JAMES KITCHENER

Photo of Able Seaman Reginald James Kitchener, courtesy of Mr JM Coxell, December 2002
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 27648
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Reginald was born on 14 November 1921 in Midhurst, Sussex to Ebenezer and Gertrude Kitchener. The family later lived in Petersfield, Hampshire. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs

Photo of Able Seaman Reginald James Kitchener, courtesy of Mr JM Coxell, December 2002
Above- Reginald

Photo of HMS Hood, courtesy of Mr JM Coxell, December 2002
Above- Hood

Photo of Able Seaman Reginald James Kitchener, courtesy of Mr JM Coxell, December 2002
Above- Reginald and his brotherJohn in Petersfield


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mr JM Coxell (photos, December 2002)
Jayne Woodland (information, Feb 2005)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)