-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
Victor Marcus Winkfield

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Date of birth: 20th February 1919
Place of birth: Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
Parents: John and Alice Winkfield
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 91374
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Victor was born on 20th February 1919 to John and Alice Winkfield, of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire. His parents died when he was young and he was raised by his older sister, Alice Baines.

Victor was servnig as an Acting Leading Stoker (Temporary) and was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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

Victor's name is in Column 3 of Panel 54.

Detail of Victor'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)
Victor's great nephew, Kevin McWilliams (photos & information, February & October 2007 and July 2019)