-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
Herbert Harold Lock

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Date of birth: 22nd November 1907
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: George and Minnie Lock
Wife: Evelyn Lock
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 80023
Joined Hood: 11th April 1941 (Stoker Petty Officer)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Stoker Petty Officer)
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Biographical Information:

Herbert was born on 22nd November 1907 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to George and Minnie Lock. He was the husband of Evelyn Lock, of Kingston, Portsmouth. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and ratings held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
11th July 192931st December 1929Victory IIStoker 2nd ClassADM363/594
1st January 193010th June 1930NelsonStoker 2nd ClassADM363/594
11th June 193031st August 1932NelsonStoker 1st ClassADM363/594
1st September 19322nd October 1932Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/594
3rd October 193210th July 1933Osprey (Rowena)Stoker 1st ClassADM363/594
11th July 193318th December 1933Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/594
19th December 193326th November 1934CornwallStoker 1st ClassADM363/594
27th November 19341st March 1935Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/594
2nd March 193528th June 1935VernonStoker 1st ClassADM363/594
29th June 193531st July 1935Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM363/594
1st August 193520th November 1935Victory IIActing Leading StokerADM363/594
21st November 193526th January 1936Pembroke (Enterprise)Acting Leading StokerADM363/594
27th January 193631st July 1936EnterpriseActing Leading StokerADM363/594
1st August 19364th April 1938EnterpriseLeading StokerADM363/594
5th April 193830th September 1938Victory IILeading StokerADM363/594
1st October 193820th October 1938DespatchLeading StokerADM363/594
21st October 193814th November 1938Victory IILeading StokerADM363/594
15th November 193829th February 1940Ark RoyalLeading StokerADM363/594
1st March 194022nd March 1940Ark RoyalActing Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary)ADM363/594
23rd March 194029th April 1940Victory IIActing Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary)ADM363/594
30th April 194025th July 1940Cochrane II (Cossack)Acting Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary)ADM363/594
26th July 194028th February 1941Cochrane II (Cossack)Acting Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/594
1st March 194110th April 1941Victory IIStoker Petty OfficerADM363/594
11th April 194124th May 1941HoodStoker Petty OfficerADM363/594

Additional Photographs
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)

Herbert's name is in Column 1 of Panel 54.

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)
Steven Hager, Herbert's Grandson (photo) May 2022