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Dennis Brian Smith

Admitted to:

SSQ. RAF Eastchurch. Sheppey County Hospital (22/3/1944).

Date of Injury:

22/03/1944

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

04/09/1923

Cause of Incident:

Crashed after take off in a Typhoon LB MN 149

Transferred to QVH:

23/03/1944

Injuries:

Burns to face, legs and hands

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

c. 8



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:

Dennis Brian

Surname:

Smith

Service No:

1334219

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

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Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

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Death:

28/01/2015

Age at Death:

91yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Lived in East Grinstead; crematorium at Worth.

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

References:



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2806.1 - Black and white photograph of a number of Guinea Pigs, including Smith, seated at a Dinner, 1945
EGRTM 6628.11 - Memorial service programme for Smith, 2015.