-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 Claire Cross

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Date of birth: 17th June 1920
Place of birth: Newport, Isle of Wight, England
Parents: Jack and Gertrude Cross
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook (O)
Service Number: P/MX 57537
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 17th June 1920 to Jack and Gertrude Cross, of Newport, Isle of Wight. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 1






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)