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Charles Gamble Doria Butler

Admitted to:

Date of Injury:

1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

26/27

Cause of Incident:

Machine gun fire to the face during the Japanese assault of Gona, New Guinea

Transferred to QVH:

May 1943

Injuries:

Machine gun fire to the face and collarbone

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

80



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:

Charles Gamble Doria

Surname:

Butler

Service No:

VX14598

Nationality:

Australian


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

Australian Infantry, 2/14th Battalion, 7th Division

Profession:

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Patient Rank:

Capt

Death:

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Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

After the QVH he went to a stud in the Cotswolds owned by William Hill and run by Joan and Peter Parsons; identified as a Guinea Pig by his son who visited the country from Australia and spotted his picture on display in the Museum!

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East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2773.523 - Photo of McIndoe, Guinea Pigs and nurses around piano, Christmas 1947, including Butler