-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
Robert Victor Berner

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Date of birth: 23rd May 1919
Place of birth: Tullyveery, County Down, Northern Ireland
Parents: Robert and Catherine Berner
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Writer
Service Number: D/MX 60040
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 23rd May 1919 in Tullyveery, County Down, Northern Ireland to parents Robert and Catherine Berner. The family lived in Killyleagh, County Down. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Robert in uniform.





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 55, 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)
Robert's sister-in-law, Elsie Berner (photo, 2001)
Eileen Christie (photograph), June 2020