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Anthony Tollemache

Admitted to:

RN Hospital, Chatham

Date of Injury:

11/03/1940

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

26

Cause of Incident:

Crashed. Flying incident at night. Injured while extracting passenger from wreckage.

Transferred to QVH:

17/05/1940

Injuries:

Burns

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

4



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:

Anthony H.

Surname:

Tollemache

Service No:

90100

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

GC

Patient Unit:

800 Sqn

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Fg Off

Death:

01/02/1977

Age at Death:

63yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Close friend of Richard Hillary - was the one to scatter his ashes over the sea from a Spitfire.

Glossary:

Further Reading:

References:

'Tony Tollemache', The Guinea Pig, Summer 1977, pp. 4-5.