-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
Kenneth Charles Frank Barton

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Date of birth: 16th January 1911
Place of birth: Newport, Isle of Wight, England
Parents: Frank C. and Elsie M. Barton
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 126991
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Kenneth was born on 16th January, 1911, the son of Frank and Elsie Barton, of Newport, Isle of Wight. He is known to have had at least one brother, Geoffrey. He was 30 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 1






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His niece, Linda Gustar (photo, October 2009)