-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 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Herbert Thomas John Buck, courtesy of Hannah Snook, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 85480
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Herbert was born on 17 January 1915 to parents Samuel Buck, and of Beatrice Buck, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. His brother, Arthur Ernest James Buck was also lost in the sinking of Hood. Herbert was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary). He was 26 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His sister, Mrs B Griffin (photo & information, February 2001)
Family friend, Mrs Hannah Snook (photo & information, June 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)