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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
Arthur Edward Robinson

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Date of birth: 1st September 1901
Place of birth: West Hampnett, Sussex, England
Parents: Thomas and Kate Robinson
Wife: Winifred Robinson
Previous occupation: Errand Boy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 68392
Joined Hood: 31st May 1937 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Able Seaman)
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Biographical Information:

He served during the First World War. He served in the China Station between wars. He was the husband of Winifred Robinson. They married in 1923 and eventually had five children, Arthur, Thomas, Peter, Mary and Joyce.

Arthur was 39 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and ratings held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
Not recordedNot recordedVictoryBoy 2nd ClassADM188/783
Illegbile4th September 1917ImpregnableBoy 2nd ClassADM188/783
5th September 1917Not recordedImpregnableBoy 2nd ClassADM188/783
16th February 191819th March 1918ImpregnableBoy 1st ClassADM188/783
20th March 191815th February 1919DartmouthBoy 1st ClassADM188/783
16th February 19199th April 1919Victory IBoy 1st ClassADM188/783
10th April 191931st August 1919Queen ElizabethBoy 1st ClassADM188/783
1st September 19194th August 1920Queen ElizabethOrdinary SeamanADM188/783
5th August 19206th January 1921Queen ElizabethAble SeamanADM188/783
7th January 192130th September 1921ExcellentAble SeamanADM188/783
1st October 192129th November 1921Victory IAble SeamanADM188/783
30th November 192111th January 1923CourageousAble SeamanADM188/783
2nd May 192229th August 1925Columbine (Wallace)Able SeamanADM188/783
12th January 19231st May 1922Victory IAble SeamanADM188/783
30th August 19252nd July 1926ExcellentAble SeamanADM188/783
3rd July 192621st April 1927ChampionAble SeamanADM188/783
22nd April 192731st December 1927Victory IAble SeamanADM188/783
1st January 19283rd September 1930CentaurAble SeamanADM188/783
4th September 19306th November 1931ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/318
7th November 193131st December 1931Frobisher (Saladin)Able SeamanADM363/318
1st January 193218th July 1932Egmont II (Vampire)Able SeamanADM363/318
19th July 193229th January 1933Egmont II (Worcester)Able SeamanADM363/318
30th January 19336th March 1933Egmont II (Vampire)Able SeamanADM363/318
7th March 19334th April 1933Victory II (Vampire)Able SeamanADM363/318
5th April 193328th April 1933Victory II (Duncan)Able SeamanADM363/318
29th April 193330th June 1933Egmont II (Duncan)Able SeamanADM363/318
1st July 193322nd August 1934St. Angelo II (Duncan)Able SeamanADM363/318
23rd August 193412th October 1934Victory II (Duncan)Able SeamanADM363/318
13th October 193419th November 1934Victory IAble SeamanADM363/318
20th November 193416th April 1935ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/318
17th April 193531st May 1935EffinghamAble SeamanADM363/318
1st June 193530th May 1937ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/318
31st May 193724th May 1941HoodAble SeamanADM363/318

Additional Photographs
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)

Arthur's name is in Column 2 of Panel 49.

Detail of Arthur'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)
Derrick Robinson (photo & information, October 2006)
The National Archives (ADM 188/783)