-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
George Frederick Smith

Photo of George Frederick Smith, courtesy of his great-nephew, Richard Briers, November 2005
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100502
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: George was born on 22 February 1921. He was the second son of eleven children born to Frederick and Sarah Smith, of 32 Whitwell Road, Broxtowe, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. George attended school at the Old Trent Bridge School. He volunteered for naval service in December 1939. His older brother also served, but with the South African Air Force. His father was a member of the Ivy Leaf United Services Club.

George was 20 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 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
George's great-nephew, Richard Briers (photo & information, January 2006)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ