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Peter Clarkson Weeks

Admitted to:

Sunderland Hospital. RAF Hospital Halton (22/11/40).

Date of Injury:

01/09/1940

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

21

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Hurricane due to engine failure.

Transferred to QVH:

15/01/1941

Injuries:

Burns to face, arms, hands and legs.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

17



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:

Peter Clarkson

Surname:

Weeks

Service No:

91228

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

607 Sqn

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Plt Off

Death:

11/05/1982

Age at Death:

63yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Left the RAF in 1944, went into teaching.

Glossary:

Further Reading:

'Who's Who in the Guinea Pig Club', The Guinea Pig, August 1950, p. 56.

References:

'Peter Clarkson Weeks', Tom Gleave, The Guinea Pig, New Year 1983, p. 33.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.67.1 - Set of five images of men connected to the Guinea Pig Club, including Weeks
EGRTM 6599.31.30 - Surgical drawings of Weeks' hands, produced by Miss M E Lentaigne, 1942.