HUDDERSFIELD

No. 11 AREA

In Memoriam

Shipmate Boris Newsome

2011

Shipmate Boris Newsome crossed the Bar in May 2011. He joined the Royal Navy in 1942 and was discharged as an A.B. (Driver 2nd Class) in 1946.

For his service in World War Two he was awarded the following medals: 1939-45 Star; North African Star; Italy Star; Pacific Star; 1939-45 Defence medal.


Rest in Peace Shipmate.



During his time in the navy Boris served on the following ships and establishments:

  • HMS Collingwood
23 Jun 1942 - 14 Sep 1942
  • HMS Victory
15 Sep 1942 - 02 Oct 1942
  • HMS Dolphin
03 Oct 1942 - 16 Nov 1942
  • HMS Victory
17 Nov 1942 - 09 Apr 1943
  • HMS Maidstone
10 Apr 1943 - 07 Mar 1946
  • HMS Victory
08 Mar 1946 - 06 Jun 1946


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