Awards & Winners

Duncan Gordon Boyes

Date of Birth 05-November-1846
Place of Birth Cheltenham
(Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, England)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Sailor
Duncan Gordon Boyes VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He won the award during the Shimonoseki Expedition, Japan in 1864.

Awards by Duncan Gordon Boyes

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Victoria Cross
(In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 6 September 1864 as Midshipman of the HMS Eurayalus during the Bombardment of Shimonoseki.)