-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 Royal Marine Robert John William Carter, courtesy of his brother, Mr AD Carter, 2001
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4247
Date Joined Hood: February 1940
Biographical Information: "Bob", as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 13 July 1922 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire. He enlisted in the Marines in July 1939. He served as part of a 4" gun crew aboard Hood. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, 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
Bob's brother, Mr A.D. Carter (photo, June 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)