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Karmel Intepe

Admitted to:

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Date of Injury:

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D.O.B/Age when admitted:

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Cause of Incident:

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Transferred to QVH:

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Injuries:

Fractured facial injuries.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

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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:

Karmel

Surname:

Intepe

Service No:

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Nationality:

Turkish


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

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Profession:

Turkish Air Force

Patient Rank:

Colonel

Death:

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Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

1972 travelled from Turkey to QVH to do voluntary work at the hospital on several occasions sleeping in the motor car he travelled in from Turkey. He stated that he wanted "to repay the hospital & the country which restored him to health."

Glossary:

Further Reading:

'Guinea Pigs on Parade', The Guinea Pig, Christmas 1973, p. 46.

References:

East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.43 - Black and white headshot of Intepe
EGRTM 2751.100 - Photograph of Intepe, seated with fellow Guinea Pig Denis Taylor
EGRTM 2842.129 - Couple sitting together.
EGRTM 2785.144 - Photograph of Intepe with Sister Mary Rae at a Guinea Pig Cocktail Party
EGRTM 2849.29 - Black & white standing against wall.