-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

Updated 07-Feb-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
HERBERT ALBERT DAVIS

Photo of Royal Marine Herbert Albert Davis, courtesy of his daughter, Dora Rogers, 2001

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: P0/19475
Date Joined Hood: August 1939
Biographical Information: Herbert was born 11 August 1902 in Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire. He became a ward of Mrs. E. Eaton, of Gosport. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from June 1914 to July 1916. He joined the Royal Marines as a Boy Bugler in July 1916 and was trained at RMLI Portsmouth. He became a full Marine in 1922.

During his service Herbert served in several shore establishments and around 7 ships to include the Europa, Warspite and Despatch. He was 38 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Herbert's daughter, Dora Rogers (photo & information, February 2001)

Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)