-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 Arthur Clark

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Date of birth: 7th November 1912
Place of birth: Whitehill, Hampshire, England
Parents: Charles and Mary Clark
Wife: Eva Clark
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 100046
Joined Hood: 13th May 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

'Lenny', as he was known, was born on 7th November 1912 in Whitehill, Hampshire to Charles and Mary Clark. He was the husband of Eva Clark of Grayshott, Hampshire. Lenny joined the Marines on 14 May 1940. He was assigned to the Portsmouth Division until 17 December 1940. He was assigned to H.M.S. Victory for 12 days and then returned to Portsmouth Division. On 13 May, he was assigned to Hood in Scapa Flow. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 3






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)
Leonard's nephew, Leonard Clark (photo & information, 2002)