Lieutenant Commander Eugene Esmond VC DSO - Royal Navy ( 825 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm )




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CRIMEAN WAR ( 1854-56 )
Rank First Name Last Name Force
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas ESMONDE ( loan ) 18th Regiment ( Royal Irish Regiment )

2ND BOER WAR ( 1899-1902 ) * = VC only
Rank First Name Last Name Force
Major Charles Herbert MULLINS ( loan ) * Imperial Light Horse ( Natal )
Captain John NORWOOD ( loan ) 5th Dragoon Guards

FIRST WORLD WAR ( 1914-18 ) * = VC only
Rank First Name Last Name Force
Royal Navy
Vice Admiral Alfred Francis CARPENTER ( loan ) Royal Navy ( Raid on Zeebrugge )
Boy ( 1st Class ) John Travers CORNWELL Royal Navy ( HMS 'Chester' )
Lieutenant George Leslie DREWRY ( loan ) * Royal Naval Reserve ( SS 'River Clyde' )
( on loan from Merchant Taylors' School )
Seaman Albert Edward MCKENZIE ( loan ) * Royal Navy ( Raid on Zeebrugge )
Captain Edward UNWIN ( loan ) Royal Navy ( SS 'River Clyde' )
Army - Belgium
Sergeant William Francis BURMAN 16th Bn, Rifle Brigade
Major William Henry HEWITT ( loan ) * 2nd South African Light Infantry
( on loan from Framlingham College, Suffolk )
Private William RATCLIFFE ( loan ) 2nd Bn, South Lancashire Regiment
Army - France
Lieutenant Colonel William Herbert ANDERSON ( loan ) comd 12th Bn, Highland Light Infantry
2nd Lieutenant Edward Felix BAXTER * 8th Bn, King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment
Captain Edward Kinder BRADBURY ( loan ) * 'L' ( Néry ) Bty, Royal Horse Artillery
Captain George CARTWRIGHT 33rd Bn, Australian Imperial Force
Private Christopher Augustus COX ( loan ) 7th Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment
Corporal John CUNNINGHAM ( loan ) * 2nd Bn, Prince of Wales' Leinster Regiment
Corporal John Thomas DAVIES 11th Bn, South Lancashire Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel George Thomas DORRELL ( loan ) * 'L' ( Néry ) Bty, Royal Horse Artillery
Co Sergeant Major George EVANS ( loan ) 18th Bn, Manchester Regiment
Lieutenant Gordon Muriel FLOWERDEW ( loan ) * Lord Strathcona's Horse ( Royal Canadians )
( on loan from Framlingham College, Suffolk )
Sergeant Charles Ernest GARFORTH 15th Hussars ( The King's )
Brigadier General George St George GROGAN ( loan ) Worcestershire Regiment
Comd 23rd Infantry Brigade
Lieutenant Colonel Reginald HAINE ( loan ) 1st Bn, Honourable Artillery Company
Corporal James MCPHIE Corps of Royal Engineers
Lance Corporal Harold Sandford MUGFORD ( loan ) * 8th Squadron, Machine Gun Corps
( on loan from Furness Withy & Company Ltd )
Lieutenant General Sir Phillip NEAME Corps of Royal Engineers
Major David NELSON ( loan ) * 'L' ( Néry ) Bty, Royal Horse Artillery
Sergeant Robert Edward RYDER 12th Bn, Middlesex Regiment
Brigadier Sir John George SMYTH 15th Ludhiana Sikhs, Indian Army
Lieutenant Thomas Orde WILKINSON ( loan ) 7th Bn, The Loyal Regiment ( North Lancashire )
Captain Joseph Edward WOODALL ( loan ) 1st Bn, Rifle Brigade
Army - Turkey, Gallipoli
Brigadier Percy Howard HANSEN ( loan ) 6th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment
Lance Corporal Frederick William POTTS ( loan ) 1st Bn, Berkshire Yeomanry
Royal Air Force
Air Commodore Ferdinand Maurice WEST 8 Squadron, Royal Air Force

KRONSTADT HARBOUR, NORTH RUSSIA ( 1919 )
Rank First Name Last Name Force
Captain Augustus Willington AGAR Royal Navy ( HM Coastal Motor Boat 4 )

SECOND WORLD WAR ( 1939-45 ) * = VC only
Rank First Name Last Name Force
Royal Navy
Captain Stephen Halden BEATTIE ( loan ) Royal Navy ( Raid on St Nazaire )
Lieutenant Commander Eugene Kingsmill ESMONDE ( loan ) 825 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm
Rear Admiral Basil Chales PLACE Royal Navy ( HM Midget Submarine XE.7 )
Captain Robert Edward Dudley RYDER ( loan ) Royal Navy ( Raid on St Nazaire )
Lieutenant Thomas WILKINSON * Royal Naval Reserve ( HMS 'Li Wo' )
Army
Captain Philip GARDNER ( loan ) 4th Royal Tank Regiment
Major
PARKASH SINGH ( loan ) 8th Punjab Regiment, Indian Army
Captain John Neil RANDLE ( loan ) * 2nd Bn, Royal Norfolk Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel Derek Anthony SEAGRIM ( loan ) Comd 7th Bn, Green Howards
Royal Air Force
Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard CHESHIRE Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

On permanent loan to the Army Museum, Waiouru, New Zealand
Rank First Name Last Name Force
Captain Charles Hazlitt UPHAM 20th Bn ( Canterbury Regiment ) 2nd NZEF

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20 May 2011