-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
JOSEPH STANLEY MARSH

Photo of Able Seaman Joseph Stanley Marsh, courtesy of his niece, Diane Barr, October 2010

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 30168
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Joseph was born on 15 November 1921 to Joseph and Elizabeth Marsh, of Leyton, Essex. He was educated at the Newport School, Newport Road, Leytonstone. He is believed to have worked in a factory prior to joining the Navy at the age of 17. He was known to be very "dapper" and preferred to wear nice clothing.

Joseph 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 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
Diane Barr (photo & information, October 2010)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ