-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 George Adrian Bird

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Date of birth: 27th March 1906
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Herbert and Mabel Bird
Wife: Muriel Bird
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 50730
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Herbert was born on 27th March 1906 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to parents Herbert and Mabel Bird. He was the husband of Muriel Bird, of Westbury, Wiltshire. He was 35 years old at the time of his loss.

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 3 of Panel 56.

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)
Herbert's son, John Bird (photo, 2001)