-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
Cyril Leslie Sturgess

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Date of birth: 26th July 1912
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Ernest and Ada Sturgess
Wife: Ellen Sturgess
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 132426
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Cyril was born on 26th July 1912 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Ernest and Ada Sturgess. He was the husband of Ellen Sturgess. Together they had a son named Barry. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 49, Column 3

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His son, Barry Sturgess (photo, May 2011)