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William MacPherson

Admitted to:

Lincoln Hospital. RAF Hospital Raucbey (15/8/43).

Date of Injury:

11/08/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

21

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Halifax on ops. Undercarriage failure necessitated an attempt to jettison bombs then engine failure caused aircraft to crash.

Transferred to QVH:

21/04/1944

Injuries:

Burns to face and hands.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

3



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:

William J.

Surname:

MacPherson

Service No:

146862

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

PHU, RAF Morecambe

Profession:

Pilot

Patient Rank:

Fg Off

Death:

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Age at Death:

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Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

PHU - Personnel Holding Unit

Further Reading:

References:


East Grinstead Museum Collection:
EGRTM 2751.50 - Black and white headshot of MacPherson.
EGRTM 2773.328 - Photograph of MacPherson in conversation with fellow Guinea Pig
EGRTM 2842.92 - Standing in garden wearing Guinae Pig badge.
Moores at a Dinner.