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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Robert Charles Scott

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Date of birth: 29th March 1915
Place of birth: Purton, Wiltshire, England
Parents: George and Sarah Scott
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 1245
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Robert was born on 29th March 1915 George and Sarah Scott, of Swindon/Purton, Cricklade, Wiltshire. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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

Robert's name is in Column 2 of Panel 59.

Detail of Robert'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)
Robert's niece, Jill Schaffer (photo, Jan 2002)
Mrs TM Southgate (photo, April 2004)