-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
Robert Henry Burkin

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Date of birth: 27th August 1912
Place of birth: Riverhead, Kent, England
Parents: George and Daisy Burkin
Wife: Veronica Burkin
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: CH/X 692
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 27th August 1912 in Riverhead, Kent to parents George and Daisy Burkin. He was the husband of Veronica Burkin, of Leicester. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.




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None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 49, Column 2






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His sister, Mrs D.L. Randell (photo, 2001)