-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 William Richard Hutchings

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Date of birth: 17th August 1911
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Rose Hutchings
Wife: Winifred Hutchings
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Painter 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 51660
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Leslie was born on 17th August 1911 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to William and Rose Hutchings. He was the husband of Winifred Hutchings, of Cosham, Hampshire. He was 29 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 3 of Panel 56.

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)