-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Walter Robert Barrie

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Date of birth: 22nd September 1922
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Robert and Mary Barrie
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 157059
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Walter was born on 22th September 1922 In Portsmouth, Hampshire to Robert and Mary Barrie. The family later lived in Cosham, Hampshire. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from May 1935 to February 1938. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 1

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

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