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Name: Geoffrey William Hemming
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Order of the Crown [Belgium]
Croix de Guerre [Belgium]
Croix de Guerre [France]
Country: England
Rank: Flight Sub-Lieutenant
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 4N (RNAS)
204 (RAF)
Victories: 6
Born: 03 April 1898
Place of Birth: Worcester
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Geoffrey William Hemming's birth was registered in the 2nd quarter of 1898 at Droitwich, Hereford and Worcester, Worcestershire.
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Flt. Sub-Lieut. Geoffrey William Hemming, R.N.A.S.
   In recognition of his services with a Wing of the R.N.A.S. at Dunkirk between March and September, 1917, during which period he has been continuously employed on the Belgian coast, and on many occasions has been in charge of a flight. On the 22nd September, 1917, he led his flight against a formation of twenty enemy aircraft, and engaging three consecutively, brought them all down.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 12 May 1917 0720 4N Sopwith Pup (N6177) Siemens Schukert D.I? (DES) Off Zeebrugge
2 06 Jun 1917 1600 4N Sopwith Pup (N6199) Siemens Schukert D.I (DES) NE of Dixmude
3 06 Jun 1917 1600 4N Sopwith Pup (N6199) Siemens Schukert D.I (OOC) NE of Dixmude
4 22 Aug 1917 0945 4N Sopwith Camel (B3841) Albatros D.V (OOC) SE of Ostend
5 22 Aug 1917 0945 4N Sopwith Camel (B3841) Albatros D.V (OOC) SE of Ostend
6 22 Aug 1917 0950 4N Sopwith Camel (B3841) Albatros D.V (OOC) Ostend-Bruge
 
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