-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

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Leonard Blow courtesy of Lyn Bloomer, November 2013

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158632
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Leonard was born on 23 October 1922 to Joseph and May Blow, of Sheffield, Yorkshire. He had three older sisters, Mona, Sarah and Florence. Following his father's death, his mother remarried and had two additional sons, John and Frederick.

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 50, 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.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Lyn Bloomer (photo & information, November 2013)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)