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Joseph Lowe

Admitted to:

Newquay and District Hospital

Date of Injury:

31/08/1940

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

19

Cause of Incident:

Car accident.

Transferred to QVH:

22/10/1940

Injuries:

Scarring of 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:

Joseph

Surname:

Lowe

Service No:

541411

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

236 Sqn

Profession:

Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

November 1973

Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Born in Leeds.

Flew 78 sorties over Germany, before being shot down in 1941.

Remained in the RAF for the rest of his life.

Glossary:

Further Reading:

'Guinea Pigs on Parade', The Guinea Pig, Christmas 1968, pp. 20-1.

References:

'Joe Lowe - A Tribute To A Friend', Phil Barrowman, The Guinea Pig, Summer 1974, pp. 14-5.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.48 - Black and white headshot of Lowe in a suit.