-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

Photo of Stoker 1st Class Kenneth Radley (aka Ken Beresford), photo courtesy of his brother, Dennis Radley, 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rating: Stoker 1st Class
Serial Number: P/KX 94133
Date Joined Hood: 02 June 1939
Biographical Information: Ken was born on 14 May 1919 to parents Herbert and Mabel Radley of 21 Ravensdale Rd, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He attended the Rosemary School and worked at Mansfield Colliery before entering the military. Both he and his brother Dennis served in the Navy during the war.

Ken served under the alias of "Kenneth Beresford." He was 22 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
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Ken's brother, Dennis Radley (photo, 2001)
Ian Guest (information, Feb 2012)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)