General Hospital, Malta. RAF Hospital Cosford (04/07/41).
|Date of Injury:
|D.O.B/Age when admitted:
23yrs. DOB 04.02.1918 at Foleshill
|Cause of Incident:
Enemy Action. Shot Down over Malta by Bf109Es. Made forced landing, crash-landed on the airfield in flames.
|Transferred to QVH:
Burns to face and hands.
|No. of Operations at East Grinstead:
This is to certify that the patient mentioned below and whose description is stated hereon is the authorised holder of this Identity card.
253 Sqn 1940, 261 Sqn 1941 Malta
Plt Off. Promoted Squadron Leader.
|Age at Death:
Later promoted to Wing Commander (1944).
Previously 253 Sqn (1940)
Posted April 1941 261 Sqn to Malta.
Later joined 183 Sqn (1943), 3 Sqn (1943).
Crashes flying off Ark Royal.
killed in a flying accident in a Mosquito 18.05.1945