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George Henry Taylor

Admitted to:

American Army Hospital, Sudbury. RAF Hospital Cosford (08/09/39).

Date of Injury:

05/09/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

27/08/1918 (25)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Wellington on a night training sortie.

Transferred to QVH:

05/04/1944

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands..

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:

George Henry

Surname:

Taylor

Service No:

412220

Nationality:

Australian


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

PHU, RAF Morecambe.

Profession:

Wireless Op/ Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Warrant Officer

Death:

January 1996

Age at Death:

77yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

PHU - Personnel Holding Unit

Further Reading:

The Guinea Pig Club' By Edward Bishop.
'McIndoe's Army' By Edward Bishop.
'Who's Who in the Guinea Pig Club', The Guinea Pig, August 1949, p. 40.
'Archie McIndoe's Magic Touch', George Taylor, The Guinea Pig, July 1986, pp. 2-5.

References:

'George Taylor', The Guinea Pig, July 1996, p. 5.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2773.645 - Photograph of Taylor at a Guinea Pig event c. 1964