-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
CECIL EDWIN LE BOSQUET

Photo of Able Seaman Cecil Edwin Le Bosquet, courtesy of Janet Whitehead, April 2013

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 235198
Date Joined Hood: Early 1941
Biographical Information: Cecil was born on 21 April 1915, the son of John and Ivy Le Bosquet of Leytonstone, Essex. Cecil's family had served in the maritime services since Napoleonic times...but sadly and ironically, he hated the sea. He was trained as a radar operator and was posted to Hood in early 1941. He was engaged to Joan Evennett.

He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 2 (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
Gordon Taylor (information, January 2005)
Jacqueline Hallé (information, November 2009)
Janet Whitehead (photo, April 2013)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009