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Gerard Oliver Dufort

Admitted to:

Winterton Hospital. RAF Hospital Rauceby (05/11/41).

Date of Injury:

16/10/1941

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

14/09/1920 (21)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed. Flying incident.

Transferred to QVH:

24/11/1941

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

9



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:

Gerard Oliver

Surname:

Dufort

Service No:

R56129

Nationality:

Canadian.


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

78 Sqn

Profession:

Wireless Air Gunner, Whitley aircraft

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

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Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Might also appear as Gerry Dufont

Glossary:

Further Reading:

As For the Canadians' By Rita Donovan

References:




East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.6 - black and white photo of Dufort, at a dinner.
EGRTM 6599.31.137 - coloured surgical drawing by Miss M E Lentaigne