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Samuel Richard Gallop

Admitted to:

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Date of Injury:

09/04/1944

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

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Cause of Incident:

Crashed. Collided with another aircraft.

Transferred to QVH:

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Injuries:

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No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

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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:

Samuel Richard

Surname:

Gallop

Service No:

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Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

OBE, CBE

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Death:

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Notes:

Known as "Trotter".

Took over as editor of The Guinea Pig, 1957-62, when Henry Standen wanted a break.

Awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honour's List, 2002, for services to People with Disabilities.

Glossary:

Further Reading:

McIndoe's Army' By Edward Bishop.
'Facial Disfigurement Successful Rehabilitation' By Sam Gallop and Helen Collyer.
'Who's Who in the Guinea Pig Club', The Guinea Pig, April 1950, p. 52.
'Sam Gallop's Story', The Guinea Pig, New Year 1994, pp. 12-4.

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East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2717.1 - Photograph of Gallop speaking at the Annual Dinner, 1959.
EGRTM 2717.4 - Photograph of Gallop and other Guinea Pigs with Mai Zetterling, actress, c. 1960.
EGRTM 2751.90 - Black and white portrait photograph of Gallop.
EGRTM 2773.271 - Photograph of group at Annual Reunion, including Gallop.