Opening Hours: 10am to 4pm, Wednesday to Saturday. 1pm to 4pm Sundays. FREE Admission

Robert Roy Adams

Admitted to:

RAF Coningsby SSQ. Stamford Infirmary (05/41). RAF Hospital Rauceby (04/06/41).

Date of Injury:

17/05/1941

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

30/12/1920 (20)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Hampden on return from night ops; aircraft caught fire.

Transferred to QVH:

08/07/1941

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

14



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 Roy

Surname:

Adams

Service No:

653916

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

---

Patient Unit:

106 Sqn

Profession:

Wireless Op/Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

April 1980

Age at Death:

60yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Known as "Chiefy".

Born in Battersea, London.

Discharged from the RAF in 1944.

Glossary:

Further Reading:

'Who's Who in the Guinea Pig Club', The Guinea Pig, Christmas 1952, p. 32.

References:

'"Chiefy" Adams', The Guinea Pig, July 1980, p. 9.



East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.71 - Black and white portrait photograph
EGRTM 6599.31.142 - Surgical drawing by Miss M.E. Lentaigne