-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Richard Samuel Camp

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Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: C23935
Joined Hood: 7th October 1921
Left Hood: 4th January 1925

Biographical Information: Richard was born 21 November 1895 and joined Royal Marines Artillery on 12 August1913 (underage). He became a Gunner and served on HMS Agincourt 7 August 1914 to5 February 1917 including the Battle of Jutland. After further service onHMS Canada and HMS Royal Oak he joined the Hood as a gunner in October 1921.In June 1923 he was promoted to Marine and went on the Cruise of theSpecial Service Squadron. After leaving the Hood he spent the next tenyears at Chatham, leaving the service on 20 November 1935 and joining theLondon Fire Brigade.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Brian Richards, November 2008 (from service records)