-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

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Cook Robert Gordon Abrams, courtesy of Keith Beadle, April 2006

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook
Service Number: P/MX 64885
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Robbie, as he was known, was born on 25 August 1914 to Ernest and Susan Abrams of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. His father is believed to have been a salvage diver. Robbie was the eldest of four children: Robert Gordon, Mary Ellen, William Thomas and Ernest junior.

Robbie is known to have worked as a painter and decorator. He was also known to have been a great piano player. He is known to have volunteered for Royal Navy service in early 1940. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Keith Beadle (information, April 2006)
Paul Abrams (photo & information, November 2007)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)