-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Leslie George Victor Glass

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Date of birth: 18th April 1920
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Leading Seaman George Glass, R.N., and Rosa Glass
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 147481
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Leslie was born on 18th April 1920 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Leading Seaman George Glass, R.N., and Rosa Glass. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from June 1932 to December 1935. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St. Vincent. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Leslie's name is in Column 1 of Panel 48.

Detail of Leslie's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
Mike Nottage (photo from Reading Standard 6 June 1941) 4 March 2022