In Remembrance of
PERCY CHRISTOPHER BOYLETT LONG
Boy 1st Class
Date Joined Hood:
Sometime in 1940
Percy was born on 17 November 1923 in Chertsey, Surrey to Mr. and Mrs. P. Long. The family later lived in Worthing, Sussex. He joined the Royal Navy from the Greenwich School. He served at H.M.S. St Vincent
and was then drafted to H.M.S. Hood
in 1940. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
If you have any additional details, please contact us.
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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