-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 Reginald Dyment

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Date of birth: 18th July 1912
Place of birth: Stoke Canon, Devon, England
Parents: Sidney and Helen Dyment
Wife: Louisa Dyment
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 261751
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Herbert was born on 18th July 1912 in Stoke Canon, Exeter, Devonshire to Sidney and Helen Dyment. His is known to have been a keen sportsman, excelling at cricket and football. He was centre-forward for the Authentic Football Club, which played at Craven Cottage (Fulham) in the late 20s and 30s. He also played in the Fuham& District Cricket League, and the Paddington & Kensington Cricket League.

He was married a few months before the sinking of Hood. He ans his wife, Louisa (Vera), had one son, Alan, who was born after the sinking of Hood. Herbert was 28 years old at the time of his loss.



Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 2






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 son, Alan Dyment (photo & information, September 2009)