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James Hicks

Admitted to:

Nottingham Hospital. RAF Hospital Rauceby (26/10/44).

Date of Injury:

24/10/1944

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

27

Cause of Incident:

Car accident.

Transferred to QVH:

22/11/1944

Injuries:

Fractures and lacerations to face.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

2



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 L.

Surname:

Hicks

Service No:

R263712

Nationality:

Canadian


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

1668 Comm Unit, RAF Bottesford.

Profession:

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Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

2006

Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Known as "Jim".

Hicks was hit by a drunk driver while on leave in Nottingham, and received many facial injuries.

Glossary:

Further Reading:

As For the Canadians' By Rita Donovan.

References:

'How Three Canadians Became Guinea Pigs', The Guinea Pig, July 1996, p. 28.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.97 - black and white portrait photograph