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John Joseph Kerr

Admitted to:

RAF Croft SSQ. Darlington Memorial Hospital (15/04/43)

Date of Injury:

15/04/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

24

Cause of Incident:

Crashed on take off in a Wellington on night training sortie.

Transferred to QVH:

15/04/1943

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

4



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 Joseph

Surname:

Kerr

Service No:

R139142

Nationality:

Canadian


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

427 Sqn

Profession:

Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

23/11/1992

Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

As For the Canadians' By Rita Donovan

References:

'John J. Kerr', Jack Toper, The Guinea Pig, July 1993, p. 3.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.101 - Photograph of Kerr with some of the QVH nurses, at a reunion.