-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Leslie Lewis Cox

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Date of birth: 11th September 1912
Place of birth: Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England
Parents: Joseph and Lily Cox
Wife: Edna Cox
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Coder
Service Number: P/JX 251510
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Leslie was born on 11th September 1912 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire to Joseph and Lily Cox. He was the husband of Edna Cox, of Cleethorpes. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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)

Leslie's name is in Column 1 of Panel 53.

Detail of Leslie'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 cousin, Mrs Beryl Duffy (photo, 2001)