Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Lindseys in:
 • Honolulu Memorial
 • Honolulu
 • Honolulu County
 • Hawaii
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
LCDR Eugene Elbert Lindsey
Birth: Jul. 2, 1905
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1942, At Sea

World War II United States Navy Officer. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1927 and became a Naval Aviator. In 1942, operating from the carrier USS Enterprise (CV-6), he was a Lieutenant Commander and Commanding Officer of Torpedo Squadron Six (VT-6), during the Battle of Midway. While leading his aircraft in an attack on the Japanese carrier Kaga, ten out of fourteen planes were downed and he was killed in action. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross Medal for his contribution to this great American victory. His actions were portrayed in the 1976 movie, "Midway" and the destroyer "USS Lindsey" (DD-771), was named in his honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Elbert P Lindsey (1879 - 1953)
  Delia Zoe Lindsey (1877 - 1972)
  Eugene Elbert Lindsey (1905 - 1942)*
  Eugene Elbert Lindsey (1905 - 1942)
*Calculated relationship
Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22125345
LCDR Eugene Elbert Lindsey
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
LCDR Eugene Elbert Lindsey
Added by: Sherry SH
LCDR Eugene Elbert Lindsey
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Karin Green
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- ShaneO
 Added: Aug. 28, 2016
Remembering you and your service. god bless.
- Heavenly Peace
 Added: Jul. 2, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Jul. 2, 2016
There are 88 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 32 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service