-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

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:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






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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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, Column 3






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)