-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

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
LEONARD WALTER JAMES BAILEY

Photo of Ordinary Signalman Leonard Walter James Bailey, courtesy of Joan Lowe
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 159501
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Jimmy", as he was known, was born on 17 February 1923 to Alfred and Lily Bailey, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was one of eleven children. The family is believed to have lived in the Fratton area. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mrs Joan Lowe (photo & information)
James Bailey (information, March 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)