-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
Sidney Wilfred Bond

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Date of birth: 28th June 1910
Place of birth: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Previous occupation: Filer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 114908
Joined Hood First time: 8th September 1936 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood First time: 11th August 1939 (Able Seaman)
Joined Hood Second time: 24th August 1939 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood Second time: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Able Seaman)
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Biographical Information:

Sidney was born on 28th June 1910 in Birmingham, Warwickshire. He was 30 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and rate held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
29th August 192524th April 1926GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM362/9
25th April 192625th June 1926GangesBoy 1st ClassADM362/9
26th June 192613th January 1927Iron DukeBoy 1st ClassADM362/9
14th January 192727th June 1928WarspiteBoy 1st ClassADM362/9
28th June 19287th November 1928WarspiteOrdinary SeamanADM362/9
8th November 192822nd January 1929Victory IOrdinary SeamanADM362/9
23rd January 192927th November 1929WarspiteOrdinary SeamanADM363/116
28th November 19297th September 1930WarspiteAble SeamanADM363/116
8th September 193015th January 1931Victory I - IIIAble SeamanADM363/116
16th January 193114th May 1931ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/116
15th May 19317th September 1931Victory I - IIIAble SeamanADM363/116
8th September 19317th November 1933WarspiteAble SeamanADM363/116
8th November 193318th December 1933Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
19th December 19331st March 1935CornwallAble SeamanADM363/116
2nd March 193526th September 1935SuffolkAble SeamanADM363/116
27th September 19357th October 1935Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
8th October 193523rd January 1936Victory II (Sabre)Able SeamanADM363/116
24th January 19361st June 1936Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
2nd June 19367th September 1936DolphinAble SeamanADM363/116
8th September 193611th August 1939HoodAble SeamanADM363/116
12th August 193923rd August 1939Victory IAble SeamanADM363/116
24th August 193924th May 1941HoodAble SeamanADM363/116

Additional Photos

Sidney and his daughter Jean

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)

Sidney's name is in Column 1 of Panel 47.

Detail of Sidney'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 daughter, Jean Humphrey (photo, February 2006)