-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
Rupert Thomas Swanborough

Photo of Cook (O) Rupert Thomas Swanborough, courtesy of John Baker, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook (O)
Service Number: P/MX 57363
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Rupert was born on 24 May 1920 to Thomas and Elizabeth Swanborough, of Reading, Berkshire. He is known to have had a sister named Joyce. He was 21 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 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
John Baker (photo, 2001)
Martin Taplin (information, Decembre 2012)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ