-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 STANLEY NEALE

Photo of Royal Marine Robert Stanley Neale, courtesy of Sarah Bradbury, Sept 2008

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/22454
Date Joined Hood: 23 August 1939
Biographical Information: Robert was born on 20 July 1905 in Workington, Cumberland. Before joining the Navy he served as a Cartman.

He joined the Navy on 21 April 1925 in Newcastle. He was trained at Portsmouth and Chatham. He served at the following ships/establishments throughout his career: Revenge, Tiger, Centaur, Dryad, President IV and Portsmouth Division. He joined Hood in 1939 and remained with her until the end. He was awarded the R.F.R. L.S.&G.C. medal on 16 October 1940.

He was husband of Hilda May Neale of Southsea, Hampshire. He He was 35 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Robert Stanley Neale, courtesy of Sarah Bradbury, Sept 2008
Photo of Royal Marine Robert Stanley Neale, courtesy of Sarah Bradbury, Sept 2008  Photo of Royal Marine Robert Stanley Neale, courtesy of Sarah Bradbury, Sept 2008
Photo of Royal Marine Robert Stanley Neale, courtesy of Sarah Bradbury, Sept 2008
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Graham Woolgar (information, September 2006)
Sarah Bradbury (photos, Sept 2008)