-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
HERBERT FREDERICK WILLIAM LANE

Photo of Able Seaman Herbert Frederick William Lane, 2002
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SR 16563
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Herbert was born on 03 August 1918 in Blue Town, Sheerness, Kent to Herbert and Lillian Lane. He was the husband of Constance Lane. He and Constance married on 25 Dec 1939. Their daughter, Norma, was born a month and a half after the sinking of Hood. Sadly, she died just two years later.

Herbert was 22 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

If you have any additional details, please contact us.



Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 2 (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
His widow, Constance Arran (formerly Lane), June 2004
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009