-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 John William Carter

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Date of birth: 13th July 1922
Place of birth: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4247
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information: Bob, as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 13th July 1922 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire. He enlisted in the Marines in July 1939. He served as part of a 4" gun crew aboard Hood. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 3

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Bob's brother, Mr A.D. Carter (photo, June 2001)