-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Robert George Papworth

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Date of birth: 24th October 1917
Place of birth: Hampton, Middlesex, England
Parents: and Martha Papworth
Wife: Marguerita Papworth
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Yeoman of Signals
Service Number: P/JX 140176
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 24th October 1917 in Hampton, Middlesex to Augustus and Martha Papworth. He was the husband of Marguerita Papworth, of Hampton Wick, Middlesex. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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 52.

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)
His sister, V.M. Papworth (photo, 2001)