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James Benbow

Admitted to:

RAF Graveley SSQ. RAF Hospital Ely (18/12/43).

Date of Injury:

18/12/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

35

Cause of Incident:

Crashed flying in a Lancaster returning from ops.

Transferred to QVH:

14/11/1944

Injuries:

Burns to hands and face. Fractured legs.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

7



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:

James

Surname:

Benbow

Service No:

1379143

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

---

Patient Unit:

97 Sqn

Profession:

Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

WO

Death:

05/12/1956

Age at Death:

47yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

References:

Obituary, The Guinea Pig, Christmas 1956, p. 15.