-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 EAVES

Photo of Wireman Leonard Eaves, courtesy of his son, Leonard Eaves, March 2010
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 68628
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Leonard was born on 21 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. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Additional Photographs
Leonard and his wife Emily
Above- Emily and Leonard

More Photos of Leonard are available by clicking here


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His son, Leonard Eaves and granddaughter Mandy Eaves (photos & information, February 2010)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)