Kent and Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells.
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Crashed near Tunbridge Wells in a Halifax on return from ops.
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Burns to face.
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This is to certify that the patient mentioned below and whose description is stated hereon is the authorised holder of this Identity card.
William Scott Minto
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Edmonston joined the RAF in 1941 and became and Rear Upper Gunner before turning his hand to instructing as an Air Gunnery Specialist Instructor.
His plane crash-landed in a field near Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and Edmonston was suffered burns to his face when as petrol tank exploded as he helping a crewmember escape the plane.
Edmonston returned to service after treatment and was posted to India, having received a commission, in charge of a traffic control unit.
He left the RAF in 1946.