-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 05-Jun-2011

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
MAURICE HECTOR EDWARD HEROD

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Marine Band
Rank: Bandmaster
Service Number: RMB/2826
Date Joined Hood: 1939
Biographical Information: Maurice was born on 19 November 1906 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. He is known to have joined the Marines at a young age. He served in the following ships and establishments prior to Hood- Revenge, Ganges, Queen Elizabeth, Vivid, Barham, Berwick and Courageous. His older brother George also served in Hood prior to her loss.

His action station at the time of Hood's sinking was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 34 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, 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
Maurice Herod (information, October 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009