-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
Henry Burgess

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Date of birth: 11th December 1897
Place of birth: Carlisle, Cumberland, England
Parents: William and Mary Burgess
Wife: Grace Burgess
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Warrant Ordnance Officer
Service Number: N/A
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Henry was born on 11th December 1897 in Carlisle, Cumberland to William and Mary Burgess. He originally joined the Navy as a rating (his service number was M35479). He was later commissioned as an officer.

Henry was the husband of Grace Burgess, of Carlisle, Cumberland. Together, they had two children, James and Joyce. Henry was 43 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Henry and Grace

Henry aboard Hood


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 1

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His grandson, Dave Burgess (photo, 2001)
His son, Jim Burgess (information, May 2007)
Guy M. Evans (photos, April 2008)
The National Archives (ADM 188/1088)