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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Robert Latimer Garroway

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Date of birth: 31st January 1919
Place of birth: Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Parents: John and Elizabeth Garroway
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Steward
Service Number: P/LX 23416
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 31st January 1919. He was the third son of John and Elizabeth Garroway, of 27 Rose Street, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. He was educated at the Commercial School, Dunfermline and is believed to have served approxiamtely two years in the Navy. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Robert's name is in Column 1 of Panel 58.

Detail of Robert's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mary Mckeown (information derived from the "Evening Telegraph", September 2013)