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


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Sources
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)