-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
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:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






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.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, 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)
Herbert's son, John Bird (photo, 2001)