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H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Leslie Tucker

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Date of birth: 27th February 1913
Place of birth: Penge, London, England
Parents: Sydney and Marie Tucker
Wife: Sarah Tucker
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 228332
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Les, as he was known, was born on 27th February 1913 in Penge, London to Sydney and Marie Tucker. He was the husband of Sarah Tucker (known as Sally). He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Leslie's name is in Column 2 of Panel 51.

Detail of Leslie's name.

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 great nephew, Philip Nunn (photos, 2001 and 2011)