-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
Charles Valentine Robins

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Date of birth: 20th January 1919
Place of birth: Rotherfield, Sussex, England
Parents: Mr and Mrs William Robins
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Yeoman of Signals
Service Number: P/JX 142381
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Charles was born on 20th January 1919 in Rotherfield, Sussex to Mr and Mrs William Robins. The family later lived in Battle, Sussex. He is known to have add a brother named Cyril (who died in military service in Italy in May 1944). He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

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Battle Cemetery, Battle, Sussex, England

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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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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Charles's name is in Column 1 of Panel 52.

Detail of Charles'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)
David Robichaud (photo, 2000)
Margaret-Anne Robins (information, December 2011)
Philip Baldock (photo, March 2018)