-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Yeoman of Signals Robert George Papworth, courtesy of his sister, VM Papworth, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Yeoman of Signals
Service Number: P/JX 140176
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Robert was born on 24 October 1917 in Hampton, Middlesex to Augustus and Martha Papworth. He was the husband of Marguerita Papworth, of Hampton Wick, Middlesex. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, Column 1 (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
His sister, V.M. Papworth (photo, 2001)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ