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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

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In Remembrance of
Charles Robotham

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Date of birth: 28th December 1916
Place of birth: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth Robotham
Wife: Ira Robotham
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 15171
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Charles was born on 28 December 1916 in Liverpool, Lancashire to Charles and Elizabeth Robotham of 18 Copperfield Streer, Wavertree, Liverpool. He was the husband of Ira Robotham, of Liverpool. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Church of Our Lady and St. Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, 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 2 of Panel 49.

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)
Mary Mckeown (information derived from the "Liverpool Evening Express," 25th June 1941; provided February 2018)
Jess and Barbara Lee (photograph), November 2020
Jess Lea (Memorial Photos) May 2021