-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 Rawlinson

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Date of birth: 24th April 1922
Place of birth: Brixton, London, England
Parents: Charles and Clara Rawlinson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 157506
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Leonard was born on 24th April 1922 in Brixton, London to Charles and Clara Rawlinson. The family later lived in Arundel, Sussex. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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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

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 nephew, Mr Jerry Denvill (photo, Feb 2002)