-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 01-Jan-2020

We will remember them
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of

Photo of Plumber 3rd Class Robert Hanna, courtesy of Jason Follis.

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Plumber 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 56977
Date Joined Hood: Circa 1939
Biographical Information: Robert was born on 09 May 1912 in Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, the third son to William and Elizabeth Hanna. He is known to have had a sister. The family lived on the High Street in Lurgan.

Robert assisted his father in the family's extensive pulmbing business. He was also known to be a keen football player (fullback and centre-forward) having played for Central, Sunnyside, Celtic II and Glenavon. He joined the Navy in 1938. He was the husband of Phyllis Hanna, of Stedham, Sussex (married in 1939).

Robert was 29 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

If you have any additional details, please contact us.

Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 56, 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
Independent News and Media PLC & The British Library Board (information, May 2019)
Jason Follis (photo & information, January & March 2017)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009