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Robert Alfred Major

Admitted to:

SSQ. RAF Hospital Horton, Bambury (01/05/43). RAF Hospital Cosford (05/05/43).

Date of Injury:

01/05/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

12/03/1923 (20)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed on landing in a Wellington on night training sortie after undercarriage collapsed.

Transferred to QVH:

17/01/1944

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

12



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:

Robert Alfred

Surname:

Major

Service No:

1318260

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

No.1 Depot, RAF Uxbridge.

Profession:

Bomb Aimer

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

08/05/2009

Age at Death:

86yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

References:




East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.108 - Black and white portrait photograph of Major.
EGRTM 2793.69-.70 - Headshots of Major, showing success of surgery.