-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Robert Veale

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Date of birth: 2nd February 1907
Place of birth: Bichleigh , Devon, England
Previous occupation: Labourer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: J106004
Joined Hood First time: 10th November 1925 (Boy 1st Class)
Left Hood First time: 6th January 1926 (Able Seaman)
Joined Hood Second time: 10th October 1927 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood Second time: 25th October 1927 (Able Seaman)
Joined Hood Third time: 5th November 1927 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood Third time: 30th April 1929 (Able Seaman)



Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.


Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials
No known memorials



Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Service Record: ADM/363/360 and ADM/188/859(Ancestry)