-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
CHARLES WALTER DOBSON

Photo of Able Seaman Charles Walter Dobson, courtesy of Jane Coomer, April 2005
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 19239
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Charlie, as he was known, was born on 21 March 1919 in Poole, Dorsetshire to Charles and Sarah Dobson. The family later lived in Shirley, Southampton. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 47, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Able Seaman Charles Walter Dobson, courtesy of Jane Coomer, April 2005
Above & below- Charles and mates aboard Hood circa 1940
Photo of Able Seaman Charles Walter Dobson, courtesy of Jane Coomer, April 2005
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jane Coomer (photos, April 2005)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)