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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 Whitley]]s
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Served with the RAF Volunteer Reserve as a Navigator. At the time of his death, No. 51 Squadron RAF were a part of Coastal Command carrying out U Boat patrols of the Bay of Biscay. On 3 Aug 1942 Claude's crew were in [[Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley]] Serial Number Z9119, MH-G. They were presumed to have been shot down, as a large explosion was seen by other aircraft.
  
 
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British records needed.

Latest revision as of 14:25, 22 May 2020

Claude Dominic Hemy
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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 as a Navigator. At the time of his death, No. 51 Squadron RAF were a part of Coastal Command carrying out U Boat patrols of the Bay of Biscay. On 3 Aug 1942 Claude's crew were in Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley Serial Number Z9119, MH-G. They were presumed to have been shot down, as a large explosion was seen by other aircraft.

British records needed.


  • Runneymede Memorial
  • Hemy Claude Dominic Memorial.jpg

Post War

Notes

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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