Arthur Vernon Hemming, RN
|Born||28 Apr 1884||Steyning, Hove, Sussex, England, U.K.|
|Died||4 Feb 1959||(74)||Hove, Sussex, England, U.K.|
Retired: 28 Apr 1929
Warship Commands listed for Arthur Vernon Hemming, RN
|HMS Bath (I 17)||Cdr. (retired)||Destroyer||23 Sep 1940||9 Jan 1941|
|HMS Pretoria Castle (F 61)||A/Capt. (retired)||Armed Merchant Cruiser||Feb 1941||Jul 1942|
Career informationHe attended Lancing College in 1898/1899. Was a naval cadet at Swanscombe in 1901. He married Mary Edith Welks in 1906. Took part in Gallipoli campaign in WWI & was awarded the Grecian Order of the Redeemer.
Served as 1st Lt. on HMS Wakeful in Operation Dynamo, sunk by torpedo from E-boat S30.
Events related to this officer
Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Pretoria Castle (F 61)
17 Jun 1941
The Vichy French merchant Desirade (9645 GRT) was seized by HMS Pretoria Castle (A/Capt A.V. Hemming, RN) east of the Antilles.
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