-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Petty Officer Telegraphist Leonard Ryder, courtesy of his daughter, Edith Chitson, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Telegraphist
Service Number: P/J 96801
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Leonard was born on 08 September 1904 in Highbury, London to Henry and Annie Ryder. He was the husband of Gladys Ryder. He was serving as an Acting Petty Officer Telegraphist and was 36 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, 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.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Leonard's daughter, Edith Chitson (photo, 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/840)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ