Carlisle General Hospital. Baguley Hospital (11/07/43)
|Date of Injury:
|D.O.B/Age when admitted:
|Cause of Incident:
Crashed in a Hurricane on training sortie near Carlisle.
|Transferred to QVH:
Fractures and lacerations to head and face. Loss of eye.
|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:
Leupp joined the RCAF in Toronto at 19 years old, having not been accepted into the USAAF. He was posted to RAF OTU in 1942, flying Hurricanes in Scotland.
He preferred to work with animals, rather than wood- or metalwork, during his convalescence at Marchwood Park. Becomes a vet post war.
OTU - Operational Training Unit