-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
Sydney George Worsfold

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Date of birth: 29th May 1907
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Harry and Ada Worsfold
Wife: Doris Worsfold
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Band Corporal
Service Number: RMB/ 2854
Joined Hood: April 1939
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Band Corporal)
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Biographical Information:

Sydney was born on 29th 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.




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


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His daughter, Mrs Marion Holness (photo, 2001; information May 2009)