-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 Ordinary Seaman Herbert Reginald Dyment, courtesy of his son, Alan Dyment, September 2009
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 261751
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Herbert was born on 18 July 1912 in Stoke Canon, Exeter, Devonshire to Sidney and Helen Dyment. His is known to have been a keen sportsman, excelling at cricket and football. He was centre-forward for the Authentic Football Club, which played at Craven Cottage (Fulham) in the late 20s and 30s. He also played in the Fuham& District Cricket League, and the Paddington & Kensington Cricket League.

He was married a few months before the sinking of Hood. He ans his wife, Louisa (Vera), had one son, Alan, who was born after the sinking of Hood. Herbert was 28 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 2 (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 son, Alan Dyment (photo & information, September 2009)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)