Rummwood Court, Maidstone.
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Enemy Action. Shot down in a Hurricane over Kent. Bailed out.
|Transferred to QVH:|
Burns to face, hands, midsection and neck.
|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.
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Banham joined the RAF in 1936 and was one of the first pilots on active service to fly a Spitfire.
After his treatment, Banham worked for the Air Ministry for a while before flying night operations in Beaufighters in 1943. He then had command posts in Malta, and Naples and Ancona in Italy.