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Keith Maurice Base

Admitted to:

Beverly Hospital. RAF Hospital, Rauceby.

Date of Injury:

02/05/1947

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

07/06/1921 (25)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Spitfire on rocket firing exercise.

Transferred to QVH:

13/05/1947

Injuries:

Facial Injuries.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

12



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:

Keith Maurice

Surname:

Base

Service No:

156547

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

RAF Leconfield

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Flt Lt

Death:

May 2007

Age at Death:

85yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Known as "Bottom".

Glossary:

Further Reading:

'Who's Who in the Guinea Pig Club', The Guinea Pig, Christmas 1956, p. 36.

References:





East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2773.279 - Photograph of Base and others at The Swan, 1949.