-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 Perry

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Date of birth: 18th December 1904
Place of birth: Fareham, Hampshire, England
Parents: Thomas and Florence Perry
Wife: Ethel Perry
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/ 21963
Joined Hood: 23rd August 1939 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

Leonard was born on 18 December 1904 in Fareham, Hampshire to Thomas and Florence Perry. He was the husband of Ethel Perry, of Louth, Lincolnshire. He was 36 years old 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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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





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 59.





Detail of Leonard's name.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His grandson, Tim May (photo, January 2016)