RAF Tangmere SSQ.
|Date of Injury:
|D.O.B/Age when admitted:
|Cause of Incident:
Crashed on landing in a Spitfire. Lost control due to ice on wings, skidded off runway at Tangmere.
|Transferred to QVH:
Burns to forehead, eyelids and legs.
|No. of Operations at East Grinstead:
This is to certify that the patient mentioned below and whose description is stated hereon is the authorised holder of this Identity card.
No.83 GSU (Jun 1944-Jan 1945)
|Age at Death:
Born in London.
Previously recorded as 0 ops at QVH, updated to 1 based on Steve Brew's research - grafts to forehead.
Later part of 41 Sqn (7 Mar 1945-12 Feb 1946), 541 Sqn (Sep 1949-Nov 1952)
GSU - Group Support Unit
SSQ - Station Sick Quarters