Opening Hours: 10am to 4pm, Wednesday to Saturday. 1pm to 4pm Sundays. FREE Admission

Frederick Rix

Admitted to:

RAF Hospital Rauceby.

Date of Injury:

07/01/1945

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

38

Cause of Incident:

Flying Incident. On ops in a Lancaster, heating failed and suffered frostbite.

Transferred to QVH:

04/02/1946

Injuries:

Frostbite to legs and feet.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

9



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

Surname:

Rix

Service No:

141536

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

---

Patient Unit:

625 Sqn

Profession:

Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Flt Lt

Death:

27/03/1996

Age at Death:

88yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

Further Reading:

References:

'Stop Press', The Guinea Pig, July 1996, p. 4.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.56 - Black and white headshot of Rix
EGRTM 2793.133 - Photograph of Churchill with four Guinea Pigs, including Rix, in Switzerland