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Harry Williams

Admitted to:

QVH.

Date of Injury:

20/12/1945

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

32

Cause of Incident:

Car Accident. Crashed in a Jeep at night in Germany.

Transferred to QVH:

15/04/1946

Injuries:

Fracture to skull and facial injuries.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:



IDENTITY CARD

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Forename:

Harry E.

Surname:

Williams

Service No:

50629

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

8401 Disarmament Wing, BAOR

Profession:

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Patient Rank:

Fg Off

Death:

05/10/1990

Age at Death:

77yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Williams enlisted in the RAF at 16, training as an electrical engineer. He was posted to 31 Squadron and spent much of the 1930s touring Singapore and India.

Williams was involved in the D-Day landing, and survived the war unscathed.

Post-war, he was posted to Occupied Hamburg, and, while driving through the city, his Jeep was rammed by a lorry, sending him into a tree. He was treated in Hamburg before being transferred to QVH, where he spent 18 months.

Glossary:

BAOR - British Army of the Rhine

Further Reading:

References:

'Harry E. Williams', The Guinea Pig, New Year 1991, p. 5.
'Harry Williams', The Guinea Pig, July 1991, p. 8.