-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
William George Smith

Photo of Able Seaman William George Smith, courtesy of his great grandson, Gary Wright, March 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 59388
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: William was born on 24 April 1901 in Banbury, Oxfordshire to William and Harriet Smith. The family later relocated to Willesden, Middlesex. He was 40 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 49, 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.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives (ADM 188/765)
His great grandson, Gary Wright (photo, March 2008)