ADMIRAL SOMERVILLE VISITS HMS ARK ROYAL TO CONGRATULATE THE OFFICERS AND SHIP'S COMPANY AFTER THE SUCCESSFUL ENGAGEMENT WITH THE BISMARCK, OCTOBER 1941
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- A 5826
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Officers and ratings who were decorated for the part they played in the sinking of the BISMARCK, in front of a Fairey Swordfish aircraft. Left to right: Lieutenant P D Gick, RN, awarded DSC; Lieutenant Commander Eugene Esmonde, RN, awarded DSO; Sub Lieutenant V K Norfolk, RN, awarded DSC; A/PO Air L D Sayer awarded DSM; A/Ldg Air A L Johnson, awarded DSM.
Associated people and organisations
- Esmonde, Eugene Kingsmill
- Royal Navy, ARK ROYAL (HMS), aircraft carrier (1937)
- Sayer, L D
- Johnson, A L
- Norfolk, V K
- Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm, 825 Naval Air Squadron
- Gick, Philip David 'Percy'
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