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George Edward Woolley

Admitted to:

Grays Hospital, Elgin. Stracathro Hospital (04/03/43).

Date of Injury:

01/03/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

17/04/1917 (25)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed on take off in a Wellington on a night training sortie. Aircraft struck trees.

Transferred to QVH:

18/04/1943

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

12



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 Edward

Surname:

Woolley

Service No:

524680

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

No.20 OTU

Profession:

Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Sgt (W-O)

Death:

26/05/1968

Age at Death:

51yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

OTU - Operational Training Unit

Further Reading:

'Obituary', The Guinea Pig, Christmas 1968, p. 15.

References:




East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2793.111-113 - Set of headshots of Woolley, showing treatment