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Leslie Percival Cole

Admitted to:

Stourbridge Hospital. RAF Hospital Cosford (26/08/44).

Date of Injury:

26/08/1944

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

20

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Wellington on night flight.

Transferred to QVH:

19/01/1945

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

8



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:

Leslie Percival H.

Surname:

Cole

Service No:

51106

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

RAF Nuneaton

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Flt Lt

Death:

16/05/1990

Age at Death:

75yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Cole joined the RAF prior to the outbreak of war as an engineer. After several years, he remustered as an air gunner, then again as a pilot. He left the RAF in 1947.

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Further Reading:

References:

'Leslie P.H. Cole', The Guinea Pig, New Year 1991, p. 4.