-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
George Borsberry

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Date of birth: 5th March 1905
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: Edward and Amy Borsberry
Wife: Violet Borsberry
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 45410
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

George was born on 5th 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.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 3






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mike Hill (information, August 2015)
William Borsberry, George's grandson (photograph May 2020)