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Edward Gwardiak

Admitted to:

Military Hospital, Douglas.

Date of Injury:

26/03/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

21

Cause of Incident:

Crashed making a forced landing in a Lysander after engine trouble.

Transferred to QVH:

23/04/1943

Injuries:

Fractures to left arm, skull and face.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

1



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:

Edward

Surname:

Gwardiak

Service No:

P.781278

Nationality:

Polish


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

No.5 AOS, RAF Jurby, Isle of Man.

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

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Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Following his treatment, Gwardiak was an instructor at the Polish pilot training school 25 (Polish) Elementary Flying Training School in Hucknall until the end of the war.

Glossary:

AOS - Air Observer School

Further Reading:

http://www.polishairforce.pl/gpc.html (in Polish).

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