-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
Arthur Ernest James Buck

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Date of birth: 14th December 1912
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Samuel and Beatrice Buck
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Mechanician 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 81986
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 14th December 1912 to parents Samuel and Beatrice Buck, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. His brother, Herbert Thomas John Buck was also lost in the sinking of Hood. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 53, Column 3

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His sister, Mrs B Griffin (photo & information, February 2001)
Family friend, Mrs Hannah Snook (photo & information, June 2001)