Jones, Robert William –

Son of John and Mary Jones; brother of Audrey Jones. Third youngest crewmember lost. Also commemorated at Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire.

Personal details

  • Surname: Jones
  • Forename: Robert William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Barton-on-Irwell, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Patricroft, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 16
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 24th, 1941
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Boy First Class
  • Unit: HMS Hood.
  • Service number: P/JX 175970
  • Regiment: Royal Navy
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW2


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • Christ Church
  • Patricroft
  • CWGC Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire, UK
  • CWGC reference: Panel 51, Column 3.

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