-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 Bispham

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Date of birth: 14th November 1922
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Harry and Mabel Bispham
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 157878
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Leslie was born on 14th November 1922 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Harry and Mabel Bispham. The family lived in Cosham, Hampshire. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 1






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)
Paul Cheney (photo, November 2002)