-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
James George Robb

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Date of birth: 10th August 1919
Place of birth: Brighton, Sussex, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 143743
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

James was born on 8th October 1919 in Brighton, Sussex. He was the husband of Jessie Mabel Robb. Prior to serving in Hood, James served in the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle.

He was 21 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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
James's son, Kenneth Robert James Robb (information, January 2003)
James's brother, Edward W. Robb (photo, 2001)