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Kenneth Fisher

Admitted to:

RAF Hospital Rauceby

Date of Injury:

31/08/1942

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

25

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Hampden on a training sortie

Transferred to QVH:

14/02/1943

Injuries:

Third degree burns to right hand. Second degree burns to left hand and face.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

2



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:

Kenneth

Surname:

Fisher

Service No:

R94627

Nationality:

Canadian


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

No.14 OTU

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

---

Age at Death:

---

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

During a low level practice bombing run, Fisher's Hampden was caught by an updraft which tilted him into the ground, and the starboard engine burst into flames.

Glossary:

OTU - Operational Training Unit

Further Reading:

As For the Canadians' By Rita Donovan.
'Battle Scars', Jay Branch, The Guinea Pig, July 1994, pp. 16-7.

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