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In Remembrance of
Ronald Leslie William Tallett

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Date of birth: 23rd March 1921
Place of birth: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Parents: George and Lily Tallett
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 155741
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ronald was born on 23rd March 1921 to George and Lily Tallett, of Far Cotton, Northampton, Northamptonshire. He was serving as an Acting Leading Seaman (Temporary) and was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Ronald's name is in Column 1 of Panel 47.

Detail of Ronald's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His nephew, Paul Walters (photo, November 2012)