-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Sydney George Worsfold

Photo of Royal Marine Band Corporal Sydney George Worsfold, courtesy of his daughter, Marion Holness, 2001

Service: Royal Marine Band
Rank: Band Corporal
Service Number: RMB/2854
Date Joined Hood: April 1939
Biographical Information: Sydney was born on 29 May 1907 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was one of five children born to Harry and Ada Jane Worsfold. His siblings were Harry, Douglas, Walter and Ronald. He was the husband of Doris May Worsfold and together they had one daughter, Marion.

Sydney joined the Royal School of Music at Eastney on 14th October 1921. His action station at the time of his loss was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.

Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, 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
His daughter, Mrs Marion Holness (photo, 2001; information May 2009)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ