-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 23-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Leslie Edward Vernon Smart

Photo of Able Seaman Leslie Edward Vernon Smart, courtesy of Christina Novis, September 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159544
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Leslie was born on 30 July 1922 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Charles and Mabel Smart. 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 49, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Able Seaman Leslie Edward Vernon Smart, courtesy of Mark Davidson, December 2014
Above- Leslie aboard Hood circa 1940/41
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Christina Novis (photo, September 2008)
Mark Davidson (photo, December 2014)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ