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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Herbert Frederick William Lane

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Date of birth: 3rd August 1918
Place of birth: Blue Town, Sheerness, Kent, England
Parents: Herbert and Lilian Lane
Wife: Constance Lane
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SR 16563
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Herbert was born on 3rd August 1918 in Blue Town, Sheerness, Kent to Herbert and Lillian Lane. He was the husband of Constance Lane. He and Constance married on 25th Dec 1939. Their daughter, Norma, was born a month and a half after the sinking of Hood. Sadly, she died just two years later.

Herbert was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Herbert's name is in Column 2 of Panel 48.

Detail of Herbert'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)
His widow, Constance Arran (formerly Lane), June 2004