-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
Maurice Hector Edward Herod

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Date of birth: 19th November 1906
Place of birth: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Bandmaster 1st Class
Service Number: RMB/ 2826
Joined Hood: 1939
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Bandmaster)








Biographical Information:

Maurice was born on 19th November 1906 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. He is known to have joined the Marines at a young age. He served in the following ships and establishments prior to Hood- Revenge, Ganges, Queen Elizabeth, Vivid, Barham, Berwick and Courageous. His older brother George also served in Hood prior to her loss.

His action station at the time of Hood's sinking was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 34 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 59, Column 3






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Maurice Herod (information, October 2008)