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Name: Alfred Stewart Hemming
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: South Africa
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 41
Victories: 8
Born: 07 August 1895
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Died:  
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An S.E.5a pilot, Alfred Stewart Hemming was posted to 41 Squadron on 24 November 1917. During 1918, he scored eight victories before he was hospitalized on 29 August for an unspecified illness.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lieut. (T./Capt.) Alfred Stewart Hemming.
   A courageous and dashing officer, whether engaging hostile aeroplanes in the air or attacking enemy troops, transport, etc., on the ground. He has accounted for eight enemy machines—three destroyed and five driven down out of control. During recent operations his boldness in engaging enemy troops was noteworthy and deserving of high praise.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 09 Jan 1918 1145 41 S.E.5a (B639) Rumpler C (DES) Marcoing
2 21 Mar 1918 1345 41 S.E.5a (B8267) Albatros D.V (OOC) Near Bourlon Wood
3 24 Mar 1918 0845 41 S.E.5a (B8235) Fokker DR.I (DES) Vaulx
4 24 Mar 1918 1455 41 S.E.5a (B8267) Fokker DR.I (DESF) SW of Havrincourt
5 15 May 1918 1620 41 S.E.5a (C1071) C (OOC) Fournes au Werres
6 03 Aug 1918 1915 41 S.E.5a (E1326) Albatros C (OOC) Bray
7 09 Aug 1918 0555 41 S.E.5a (D8446) DFW C (DES) S of Contalmaison
8 12 Aug 1918 1840 41 S.E.5a (B8493) Fokker D.VII (DES) S of Morcourt
 
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