-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ROBERT GEORGE YATES

Photo of Boatswain Robert George Yates, courtesy of his son, Robert Yates, November 2004

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boatswain
Date Joined Hood: 07 October 1939
Biographical Information: Robert was born on 01 March 1907 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He entered the Navy as a rating and is known to have served aboard H.M.S. London. His service number at the time was J106232. He later became a Boatswain.

Robert was 34 year old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 45, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Boatswain Robert George Yates, courtesy of his son, Robert Yates, November 2004
Above- A photo of Robert from early in his naval career

Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His son, Robert Yates (photos, November 2004)
The National Archives (ADM 188/859)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)