-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 Allen Charlton

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Date of birth: 10th June 1918
Place of birth: Brighton, Sussex, England
Parents: Robert and Hannah Charlton
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 141664
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 10th June 1918 in Brighton, Sussex to Robert and Hannah Charlton. The family later lived in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. He was trained at H.M.S. Ganges. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 2

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)
Robert's great cousin, Steve Wilson (photo and information, 2002)
Robert's nephew, Gary Watson (photo, October 2008)