-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
Robert Harold Percy Browne

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Date of birth: 20th February 1918
Place of birth: St. Pancras, London, England
Parents: Thomas Browne, Archdeacon of Ipswich, and Ellen Browne
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Lieutenant (S)
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Robert was the son of Thomas Browne and Ellen Browne. His father has served as a Lieutenant in the Dorset Regiment during the First World War and was later Archeacon of Ipswich. Robert attended Framlingham College, Suffolk from 1931- 1935. He was known to be a distinguished sportsman and very keen member of the college. He was on the signals staff. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Robert's name is in Column 3 of Panel 45.

Detail of Robert'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)
Perry Trevers (Information, December 2010)