-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 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ROBERT HENRY BURKIN

Photo of Royal Marine Robert Henry Burkin, courtesy of his sister, Mrs D.L. Randell, 2001
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: CH/X 692
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Robert was born on 27 August 1912 in Riverhead, Kent to parents George and Daisy Burkin. He was the husband of Veronica Burkin, of Leicester. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 49, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His sister, Mrs D.L. Randell (photo, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)