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John Weston

Admitted to:

RAF Paddington SSQ. RAF Hospital Rauceby (23/04/45).

Date of Injury:

23/04/1945

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

06/1903 (42)

Cause of Incident:

Aircraft Accident at Filbeck Aerodrome. During a Parade a Lancaster crashed onto parade ground and Weston was hit by burning wreckage and fuel.

Transferred to QVH:

08/04/1946

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

21



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:

Weston

Service No:

1131443

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

5351 Sqn

Profession:

---

Patient Rank:

LAC

Death:

06/03/1982

Age at Death:

79yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

'Guinea Pigs on Parade', The Guinea Pig, July 1981, p. 36.

References:

'Johnny Weston', The Guinea Pig, July 1982, p. 20.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.130 - Photograph of Weston, seated at a Guinea Pig Club event
EGRTM 2799.3 - Series of photographs of Weston over the course of his life