-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 21-Jul-2016

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Robert James Patrick Stewart

Photo of Chaplain Robert James Patrick Stewart, courtesy of Daphne Barton, December 2002

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chaplain
Date Joined Hood: 27 February 1941
Biographical Information: Patrick, as he was known to his family, was the son of Surgeon Rear-Admiral Robert Stewart, O.B.E., and of Mabel Stewart, of Bayswater, London. Education: M.A. (Cambridge). He received a BA from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1931 and a MA (again from Trinity) in 1935. Meanwhile he underwent training for the priesthood at Ridley Hall, Cambridge.

Patrick was ordained by the Bishop of Portsmouth in 1934 and went on to serve at St Mary Portsea until 1936. At that time he joined the Royal Navy as a Chaplain. He went on to serve aboard H.M.S. Amphion from 1936 to 1938 and H.M.S. Badger from 1940 to 1941. He joined the crew of Hood in February 1941.

He was 31 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 45, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Ridley Hall Memorial
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Navy List, April 1941
They Gave Their Lives Today (website)
Daphne Barton (photo, December 2002)