Hemmens, Philip D
Name: Philip Derek HEMMENS
Hometown: South Woodford, Essex
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 20
Died 27 September 1944, age 20 [German record 10 October 1944 is incorrect]
Service: Royal Air Force
Service ID: 152583
Service Rank: Flying Officer
Air Group: 5 Group. 49 Squadron
Airbase: Fiskerton, Lincolnshire UK
Aircraft: Lancaster bomber ND533
Date shot down: 10 June 1944
Fate of crew: 6 KIA, one evaded and was captured (Hemmens). Injured in landing.
Date captured: 9 August 1944
Capture summary: Arrested in Paris with LEVERINGTON, JOYCE, LESLIE, and EAGLE.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78383
Notes on Buchenwald internment: Died from complications of septic anemia, rheumatic fever, and pneumonia.
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Death reported by SS as 10 October 1944; thought to have died 27 September 1945.