-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Ernest George Roberts

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Date of birth: 19th January 1912
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: Lily Florence Roberts
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Mechanician 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 81214
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ernest was born on 19th January 1912 to Robert and Lily Roberts, of Coxford, Southampton, Hampshire. His father died in the sinking of the steamship Titanic in April 1912. Ernest was 29 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Ernest's name is in Column 3 of Panel 53.

Detail of Ernest's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Gavin Bell (Titanic information, May 2013)