-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 Edwards

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Date of birth: 11th December 1920
Place of birth: Gateshead, County Durham, England
Parents: John and Margaret Edwards
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 105271
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 11th December 1920 in Gateshead, County Durham to John and Margaret Edwards. The family later lived in Letchworth, Hertfordshire. He lived in Mess 57 aboard Hood. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, 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)
His niece, Lorraine Green (photo & information, Jan 2005)