-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Leonard Alfred Billett

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Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Supply Assistant
Service Number: P/MX47535
Joined Hood: 8th May 1931
Left Hood: 30th August 1933

Biographical Information: Leonard joined the Royal Navy in November 1928. Ships he served in included:Between times he was drafted back mainly to barracks at H.M.S. Victory, Portsmouth.Leonard retired from the Royal Navy on retirement 27th March 1952.

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None at this time.

No known memorials

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
David Billett, Leonard's son, 2007