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Claude Dominic Hemy
Hemy Claude D.jpg
Plaque on Lovekin Drive, Kings Park
Personal Information
Date of Birth 1911
Place of Birth Fremantle, Western Australia
Death 3 Aug 1942
Place of Death Bay of Biscay
Occupation Merchant seaman
Religion Roman Catholic
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Jean Hemy
Military Information
Reg Number 104519
Rank Pilot Officer
Unit/Formation No. 51 Squadron RAF
Post War Details
Fate Killed in action 3 Aug 1942
Monument(s) Kelmscott War Memorial
Runnymede Memorial, England Commemorates airmen for whom there is no known grave.
Australian War Memorial Is not listed on the Memorial
Medals 1939-45 Star
Atlantic Star
War Medal 1939-45

Pre War

Married to Jean Sharpe, born 1914, with one child.

War Service

Served with the RAF Volunteer Reserve. At the time of his death his No. 51 Squadron RAF were a part of Coastal Command carrying out U Boat patrols of the Bay of Biscay in their Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitleys

British records needed.

  • Runneymede Memorial
  • Hemy Claude Dominic Memorial.jpg

Post War


Claude's uncle, Mr Vincent Weir Hemy served in the British Merchant Navy aboard SS Wellpark as a 4th Engineer during WW2 and had died as a Prisoner of the Japanese on 15 Aug 1942, aged 55.

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