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John Welsh

Admitted to:

RAF Dishforth SSQ. Harrogate Hospital (31/01/43). RAF Hospital Rauceby (17/02/43).

Date of Injury:

31/01/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

34

Cause of Incident:

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

Transferred to QVH:

16/04/1943

Injuries:

Burns to face, hands and 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:

John

Surname:

Welsh

Service No:

1029331

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

---

Patient Unit:

428 Sqn

Profession:

Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

30/11/1982

Age at Death:

74yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Known as 'Mickey'.

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

References:

'John (Mickey) Welsh', The Guinea Pig, July 1983, p. 5.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.63 - Set of five images of members of the Guinea Pig Club, including Welsh