-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
Bertram Clift Swatton

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Date of birth: 24th December 1912
Place of birth: Amesbury, Wiltshire, England
Wife: Ivy Swatton
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 131805
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Bert as he was known, was born on 24th December 1912 in Amesbury, Wiltshire. He was the husband of Ivy Swatton, of Buckland, Portsmouth. He was 28 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)

Bertram's name is in Column 2 of Panel 46.

Detail of Bertram'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 great-niece, Emma Swatton (photo & information, February 2013)