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Freeman Strickland

Admitted to:

SSQ, Sicily. No.2 MFH, Catania, Sicily. No.1 General Hospital, Tunis (10/10/43). RAF Hospital Wroughton (29/12/43).

Date of Injury:

10/09/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

19/07/1921 (22) DOB. 19.07.1921.

Cause of Incident:

Crashed on take off in a Spitfire, struck by returning aircraft.

Transferred to QVH:

02/01/1944

Injuries:

Burns to face and arms.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

6



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:

Freeman Roland George

Surname:

Strickland

Service No:

409249

Nationality:

Australian


Awards/Honours:

OBE; AM

Patient Unit:

HQ NE, RAF Uxbridge

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

FS, Warrant Officer

Death:

September 2013

Age at Death:

Eulogy 08.08.2014.

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Known as 'Strick'.
111 Squadron North Africa.

Glossary:

MFH - Military Field Hospital
SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

McIndoe's Army' By Williams & Harrison, pp. 140-141.

References:

https://spitfireassociation.com.au/strickland-freeman-free-2/
EGRTM 2842.116 Black & white passport size portrait.