-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
Eric Douglas Hermon

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Date of birth: 9th September 1917
Place of birth: Kenley, Surrey, England
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. F. Hermon
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 100265
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Eric was born on 9th September 1917 in Kenley, Surrey to Mr. and Mrs. F. Hermon. The family later lived in Purley, Surrey. He was 23 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)





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





Eric's name is in Column 1 of Panel 59.





Detail of Eric'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)