-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 30-Aug-2015

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Petty Officer Cook (S) George Borsberry, courtesy of his grandson William Borsberry, May 2020

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 45410
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: George was born on 05 March 1905 in Southampton, Hampshire to parents Edward and Amy Borsberry. The family lived in Havant Rd, Cosham. He was the husband of Violet Borsberry, of Emsworth, Hampshire. Together thay had a son, Dennis in June 1938.

George 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 57, Column 3 (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
Mike Hill (information, August 2015)
William Borsberry, George's grandson (photographm May 2020)'
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)