-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Douglas Harry Stubbings

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Date of birth: 11th May 1921
Place of birth: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Parents: Fred and Eliza Stubbings
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 100028
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Douglas was born on 11th May 1921 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire to Fred and Eliza Stubbings. The family later lived at 59 Central Avenue, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Prior to joining the Marines in early 1940, Douglas worked for clothing manufacturers Messrs Wallis and Linnell. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

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Kettering War Memorial, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Douglas's name is in Column 2 of Panel 59.

Detail of Douglas's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
John Stanyard (information & photos from The Kettering Leader, September 2011)