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John Mckim Vallance Thomson

Admitted to:

POW at Stallag 9b Bad Ord. German Air Force Hospital, Arras. Bad Soden Hospital. RAF Hospital Cosford (09/05/45).

Date of Injury:

31/08/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

30/06/1920 (25)

Cause of Incident:

Enemy Action. Shot down by flak over enemy territory in France.

Transferred to QVH:

28/06/1945

Injuries:

Burns to face.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

5



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 Mckim Vallance

Surname:

Thomson

Service No:

1343681

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

PHU, RAF Innsworth

Profession:

Spitfire Pilot

Patient Rank:

WO

Death:

28/03/2010

Age at Death:

89yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Born in Dumbarton, Scotland.

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East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.124 - Photograph of Thomson toasting the camera