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George Dove

Admitted to:

RAF Tangmere SSQ

Date of Injury:

13/02/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

21

Cause of Incident:

Enemy Action. Hit by Cannon shell in a Lancaster on ops.

Transferred to QVH:

17/02/1943

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:



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:

George

Surname:

Dove

Service No:

621162

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

DFM, CGM

Patient Unit:

101 Sqn

Profession:

---

Patient Rank:

FS

Death:

October 2005

Age at Death:

---

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

'McIndoe's Army' By Edward Bishop.
'Goldfish, Caterpillars & Guinea Pigs: Accounts of Pilots and Air Crews From The Second World War', by Colin Pateman, Chapter 11, pp. 123-30.

'Recorded for Prosperity', The Guinea Pig, January 2004, pp. 26-7.

References:

'Humour Prevails', George Dove, The Guinea Pig, January 1999, p. 6-7.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 6599.11.15 - copy of a poem written by Dove, "Battle Order".