-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
STANLEY GODWIN SCARTH ROWE

Photo of Royal Marine Stanley Godwin Scarth Rowe, courtesy of his brother, Richard Rowe, February 2009

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4837
Date Joined Hood: May 1941
Biographical Information: "Tiny" as he was known, was born on 02 January 1923 in Khartoum, Sudan to Stanley Ernest Rowe and Jean Duff Rowe. His father was a regular Army officer serving abroad at that time. Tiny had three younger siblings- brothers Robin and Richard, plus sister Tessa. Like Tiny, all were born abroad.

Tiny was educated at the Xaverian Collage, a Roman Catholic school. He joined the Marines after the outbreak of war and was posted to H.M.S. Hood just a week before she was sunk. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Stanley Godwin Scarth Rowe, courtesy of his brother, Richard Rowe, February 2009 Photo of Royal Marine Stanley Godwin Scarth Rowe, courtesy of his brother, Richard Rowe, February 2009
Above- Photos of Tiny and his brothers Robin and Richard
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His brother, Richard Rowe (photos & information, February 2009)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ