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Aubrey John Hawksworth

Admitted to:

St. Bartholomews Hospital, Gould. York Military Hospital (05/08/42). RAF Hospital Rauceby.

Date of Injury:

05/08/1942

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

16/12/1919 (22)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Lysander into electric pylons and cables near Howden, East Yorkshire.

Transferred to QVH:

20/11/1942

Injuries:

Partial amputation to right hand.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:



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:

Aubrey John

Surname:

Hawksworth

Service No:

1195666

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

SHQ, RAF Church Fenton.

Profession:

Wireless Op/Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

19/01/2015

Age at Death:

95

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Lived in Nottingham; cartoonist (cartoons in magazines).

Glossary:

Further Reading:

'Goldfish, Caterpillars & Guinea Pigs: Accounts of Pilots and Air Crews From The Second World War', by Colin Pateman, Chapter 29, pp. 253-6.
'Guinea Pigs on Parade', The Guinea Pig, Summer 1966, pp. 18-20.
'John Hawksworth - Artist!', J.J.T., The Guinea Pig, New Year 1984, p. 6.
'How I Became a Guinea Pig and What Followed 56 Years Later', John Hawksworth, The Guinea Pig, January 1999, pp. 4-6.

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