-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 Betts

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Date of birth: 28th March 1905
Place of birth: Newcastle, Northumberland, England
Parents: Edward and Margaret Betts
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/K 64411
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 28th March 1905 in Newcastle upon Tyne to parents Edward and Margaret Betts. The family later lived in Birtley, County Durham. He was 36 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, Column 3

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)
Delia Arkley (photo, August 2015)