-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Herbert Green

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Date of birth: 28th November 1923
Place of birth: Sunderland, County Durham, England
Parents: Herbert and Sarah Green
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signal Boy
Service Number: P/JX 162297
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Bertie", as he was known, was born on 28th November 1923 in Sunderland, County Durham to Herbert and Sarah Green. The family later lived in Bournemouth, Hampshire. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.




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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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





Herbert's name is in Column 2 of Panel 52.





Detail of Herbert's name.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His cousin, Diane Burgess (photo, March 2006)