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Karl O’Connor

Admitted to:

RAF St. Mawgan SSQ. Atlantic Ministry Pensions Hospital, Newquay, Cornwall. (27/05/44).

Date of Injury:

27/05/1944

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

26

Cause of Incident:

Crashed flying in a Spitfire.

Transferred to QVH:

01/06/1944

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:



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:

Karl

Surname:

O'Connor

Service No:

J85470

Nationality:

Canadian


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

HQ, No.11 Base, RAF St.Mawgan.

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Plt Off

Death:

26/03/1997

Age at Death:

78yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

O'Connor was part of Ferry Command which later became part of Transport Command, delivering planes between Britain and North Africa.

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

As For the Canadians' By Rita Donovan

References:

'Karl O'Connor', Sherrie O'Connor, The Guinea Pig, January 1998, pp. 4-5.