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Memories of Navy Serviceman Reported Missing After Sinking of HMS Hermes

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posted on 2024-06-05, 19:32 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

The contributor shared a document detailing the story of Leslie S. Fenton.


Item list and details

1. Navy war medals awarded to Leslie S. Fenton 2. Photo of Leslie S. Fenton in naval uniform 3. Scroll from King commemorating the death of Stoker 2nd Class L.S. Fenton Royal Navy 4. Cufflinks and jewelry belonging to Leslie S. Fenton 5. Telegram and letters identifying Leslie S. Fenton as missing and presumed dead after the sinking of HMS Hermes 6. Hermes Daily Mirror dated 1 January 1941 7. Photograph of HMS Hermes and equator proclamation 8. First Aid to the Injured book, The St. John Ambulance Association and Common Prayer book 9. Box for medals awarded to Leslie S. Fenton 10. Leaflet on the care and marking of war graves from the Imperial War Graves Commission, February 1942 11. Document detailing the story of Leslie S. Fenton

Person the story/items relate to

Leslie Samuel Fenton

Person who shared the story/items

Barbara Wain

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Leslie Samuel Fenton was the contributor's father.

Type of submission

Shared at National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire on 17 February 2024.

Record ID

117400 | NMA013