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Derek Pike

Admitted to:

Raigmore Hospital.

Date of Injury:

06/01/1942

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

04/04/1919 (23)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed. Flying incident.

Transferred to QVH:

09/06/1942

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

2



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:

Derek

Surname:

Pike

Service No:

917179

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

No.19 OTU, RAF Kinloss

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

FS

Death:

04/04/1984

Age at Death:

65yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Called-up in June 1940; completed training in Canada before returning to the UK and piloting Whitleys.

Glossary:

OTU - Operational Training Unit

Further Reading:

References:

'Derek Pike', The Guinea Pig, New Year 1985, p. 9.
'Derek Pike', The Guinea Pig, July 1985, p. 6.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.20 - black and white photograph of Pike in a suit