-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
FRANCIS HENRY FREDERICK HIBBS

Photo of Royal Marine Corporal Francis Henry  Frederick Hibbs, courtesy of his nephew, Richard Dodds, May 2005
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: PO/X 205
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Francis was born on 29 June 1908 in Highcliffe, Christchurch, Hampshire to Frederick and Louisa Hibbs. He worked as an engine cleaner before joining the Royal Marines in Southampton on 08 June 1928. He was the husband of Serena Hibbs, of Allbrook, Hampshire. He was serving as a Corporal (Temporary) and was 32 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 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Corporal Francis Henry  Frederick Hibbs, courtesy of his nephew, Richard Dodds, May 2005Above- Francis' medals ; Below- His death certificate
Photo of Royal Marine Corporal Francis Henry  Frederick Hibbs, courtesy of his nephew, Richard Dodds, May 2005
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Francis' nephew, Richard Dodds (photos & information, May 2005)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009