-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 Eaves

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Date of birth: 21st July 1916
Place of birth: Wood Green, London, England
Parents: Henry and Ethel Eaves
Wife: Emily Eaves
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 68628
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Leonard was born on 21st July 1916 to Henry and Ethel Eaves of Wood Green, London, Middlesex. He was the husband of Emily Eaves, of Wood Green. He is known to have had a son also named Leonard. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Emily and Leonard





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 1






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)
His son, Leonard Eaves and granddaughter Mandy Eaves (photos & information, February 2010)