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John Denis Ellard Hughes

Admitted to:

RAF Hospital Halton.

Date of Injury:

25/04/1941

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

02/09/1916 (27)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Sunderland over Iceland.

Transferred to QVH:

09/07/1941

Injuries:

Lacerations to face.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

3



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:

John Denis Ellard

Surname:

Hughes

Service No:

37854

Nationality:

South African


Awards/Honours:

DFC

Patient Unit:

204 Sqn

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Flt Lt

Death:

25/12/1989

Age at Death:

73

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Born in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Died in Metung, Victoria, Australia, from Cancer.

Glossary:

DFC - Distinguished Flying Cross

Further Reading:

'Who's Who in the Guinea Pig Club', The Guinea Pig, August 1953, p. 28.

References:

Information from Family Records and Log Books