RAF Holme-On-Spalding Moor SSQ? No.30 General Hospital (29/01/44). RAF Hospital Rauceby (01/02/44).
|Date of Injury:|
|D.O.B/Age when admitted:|
|Cause of Incident:|
Crashed on take off in a Halifax on night ops.
|Transferred to QVH:|
Burns to face, left shoulder, hands and legs.
|No. of Operations at East Grinstead:|
This is to certify that the patient mentioned below and whose description is stated hereon is the authorised holder of this Identity card.
|Age at Death:|
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Wilkins joined the RAF at 17.
On his second sortie, in 1944, his Halifax bomber crashed shortly after take off, leaving Wilkins one of two survivors. His treatment at QVH took seven years.
SSQ - Station Sick Quarters