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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Leonard Roy Jarvis

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Date of birth: 18th May 1922
Place of birth: Wigston, Leicestershire, England
Parents: Ernest and Ada Jarvis
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 27882
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Leonard was born on 18th May 1922 in Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire. He was one of five children born to Ernest and Ada Jarvis. The family later lived in Enderby, Leicestershire. He was aged 19 years at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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)

Leonard's name is in Column 2 of Panel 48.

Detail of Leonard'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)
Leonard's brother, Dick Jarvis (photo, 2001)
His great-newphew, John Pretty (information, November 2007)