-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 12-Feb-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Boy 1st Class Percy Christopher Boylett Long, courtesy of Jan Flowers, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162515
Date Joined Hood: Sometime in 1940
Biographical Information: Percy was born on 17 November 1923 in Chertsey, Surrey to Mr. and Mrs. P. Long. The family later lived in Worthing, Sussex. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from September 1938 to May 1939. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S.St Vincent. After training, he was drafted to H.M.S. Hood in 1940. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, Column 3 (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
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
Jan Flowers (Information & photo, Feb 2005)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009