In Remembrance of
FRANCIS HENRY FREDERICK HIBBS
Date Joined Hood:
Francis was born on 29 June 1908 in Highcliffe, Christchurch, Hampshire to Frederick and Louisa Hibbs. He worked as an engine cleaner before joining the Royal Marines in Southampton on 08 June 1928. He was the husband of Serena Hibbs, of Allbrook, Hampshire. He was serving as a Corporal (Temporary) and was 32 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Above- Francis' medals ; Below- His death certificate
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Francis' nephew, Richard Dodds (photos & information, May 2005)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009