-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
John Henry Steptoe

Photo of Royal Marine John Henry Steptoe, courtesy of his niece, Irene Martin, July 2009
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4879
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 20 September 1922 in Hambledon, Buckinhhamshire to George and Elsie Steptoe. The family lived in Lane End. 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 John Henry Steptoe, courtesy of his niece, Irene Martin, July 2009

Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His niece, Irene Martin (photos, July 2009)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ