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William Stanley Humphreys

Admitted to:

Leithe Port Hospital.

Date of Injury:

16/11/1941

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

22/10/1913 (28)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed. Flying incident.

Transferred to QVH:

18/04/1942

Injuries:

Fractured Skull. Laceration to left eye.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

6



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 Stanley

Surname:

Humphreys

Service No:

1177565

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

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Patient Unit:

99 Sqn

Profession:

Air Gunner

Patient Rank:

Sgt

Death:

14/08/1995

Age at Death:

81yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Humphreys joined the RAF in August 1940, training as an air gunner. The following year, he crashed near Ely in Cambridgeshire and suffered severe facial injuries and the loss of an eye, and was transferred to QVH.

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Further Reading:

References:

'Stanley Humphreys', The Guinea Pig, New Year 1996, p. 7.