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Alexander Blair Robertson

Admitted to:

QVH

Date of Injury:

30/07/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

31/07/1922 (23)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Wellington Torpedo Bomber in North Africa. Sole survivor.

Transferred to QVH:

27/06/1945

Injuries:

Facial Injuries

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

1



IDENTITY CARD

This is to certify that the patient mentioned below and whose description is stated hereon is the authorised holder of this Identity card.


Forename:

Alexander Blair

Surname:

Robertson

Service No:

1370307

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

RAF Watchfield

Profession:

Wireless Op/Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

FS

Death:

04/02/1981

Age at Death:

59yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

After treatment, became part of instructional staff of Belfast Queen's University Air Squadron.

Later joined the police force.

Glossary:

Further Reading:

'Guinea Pigs on Parade', The Guinea Pig, Christmas 1971, p. 33.

References:

'Alex. Robertson', Ian Craig, The Guinea Pig, July 1981, p. 6.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.69.1 - Set of five images of members of the Guinea Pig Club, including Robertson.
EGRTM 2785.113 - Photograph of Robertson and his wife with Prince Philip at a Guinea Pig Club event