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Frederick Gilbert Woollard

Admitted to:

Willesborough Hospital.

Date of Injury:

18/07/1944

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

20/12/1920 (23)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed on landing in Spitfire XII, MB841 when cramped leg resulted in jammed rudder and aircraft landed on nose, just outside of Rye.

Transferred to QVH:

19/07/1944

Injuries:

Facial injuries, including nose.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

3



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:

Frederick Gilbert

Surname:

Woollard

Service No:

1312058

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

41 Sqn (18 Dec 43-18 Jul 44)

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

FS

Death:

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Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Born in Newtown Berkley, Gloucestershire.

Joined RAFVR, Nov 40; 7 ITW, Nov 40; 18 EFTS, 1941; 9 SFTS, 1941; Sgt Plt, 1941; 59 OTU, 1941-42; WIA, 3 Jul 42; staff, 61 OTU, 1943; Flt Sgt, 1943; 2 TEU, 1943; 33 Sqn (28 Mar-3 Jul 42).

Glossary:

EFTS - Elementary Flying Training School
OTU - Operational Training Unit
SFTS - Service Flying Training School

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