-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
ROBERT KELLY

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Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 75556
Date Joined Hood: 09 August 1939
Biographical Information: Robert was born on 27 April 1903 in Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland to James and Margaret Kelly. He was the husband of Matilda Kelly, of Culmore, County Londonderry. He joined the Royal Navy on 21st January 1926. Robert was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer(however, his family states that he was fully promoted as of 21 May 1941). He was 38 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, 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.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His grandson, Dave Robinson (information, November 2012)