-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 Bertram Toogood

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Date of birth: 27th December 1919
Place of birth: Thorney, Cambridgeshire, England
Parents: Bertie and Alice Toogood
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4878
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Leslie was born on 27th December 1919 in Thorney, Cambridgeshire to Bertie and Alice Toogood. The family later lived in Woodstone, Peterborough, Northamptonshire. He was 21 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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Leslie's cousin, David Middleton (photo, September 2007)
Irene Martin (photo, July 2009)