-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Richard Anthony Hibbs

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Date of birth: 24th May 1920
Place of birth: Poole, Dorset, England
Parents: Norman and Gladys Hibbs
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Midshipman
Joined Hood: 10th April 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Midshipman R.N.V.R.)
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Biographical Information:

"Tony" as he was known, was born of 24th May 1920 in the Poole area of Dorset the son of Norman and Gladys Hibbs. He was killed on his 21st birthday.

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None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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

Richard's name is in Column 3 of Panel 60.

Detail of Richard's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Bob Graves (information, March 2013)