-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
Herbert Thomas John Buck

Photo of
Date of birth: 17th January 1915
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Samuel Buck, and of Beatrice Buck
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 85480
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Herbert was born on 17th January 1915 to parents Samuel Buck, and of Beatrice Buck, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. His brother, Arthur Ernest James Buck was also lost in the sinking of Hood. Herbert was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary). He was 26 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, Column 1






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)
His sister, Mrs B Griffin (photo & information, February 2001)
Family friend, Mrs Hannah Snook (photo & information, June 2001)