Awards & Winners

Eugene Esmonde

Date of Birth 01-March-1909
Place of Birth Thurgoland
(United Kingdom, Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Soldier
Lieutenant Commander Eugene Kingsmill Esmonde VC DSO, F/Lt, RAF, Lt-Cdr RN was a distinguished British pilot who was a posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy awarded to members of Commonwealth forces. Lt-Cdr Esmonde earned this award while in command of a Naval torpedo bomber squadron serving in the British Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War.

Awards by Eugene Esmonde

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Victoria Cross
(In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on February 12th, 1942 as Lieutenant Commander of the 825 Naval Air Squadron during the Second World War.)