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Reginald Hyde

Admitted to:

RAF Silverstone SSQ. RAF Hospital Halton (03/10/43).

Date of Injury:

03/10/1943

D.O.B/Age when admitted:

22/03/22 (21)

Cause of Incident:

Crashed in a Wellington on a night training sortie.

Transferred to QVH:

01/05/1944

Injuries:

Burns to face, hands and legs.

No. of Operations at East Grinstead:

40



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:

Reginald Henry John

Surname:

Hyde

Service No:

1334481

Nationality:

British


Awards/Honours:

---

Patient Unit:

RAF Silverstone, OTU

Profession:

Observer

Patient Rank:

WO

Death:

02/03/1979

Age at Death:

56yrs

Dr Rank:

Dr Unit:

Notes:

Glossary:

OTU - Operational Training Unit
SSQ - Station Sick Quarters

Further Reading:

The Guinea Pig Club' By Edward Bishop.
'McIndoe's Army' By Peter Williams and Ted Harrison.

'East Grinstead Connection', The Guinea Pig, July 1990, pp. 6-7.
'I Escaped the Firing Squad', Eddie Warmington, The Guinea Pig, July 2003, pp. 22-4.
'I Escaped the Firing Squad', (Part 2), Eddie Warmington, The Guinea Pig, January 2004, pp. 26-8.

References:

'Reg Hyde', The Guinea Pig, July 1979, p. 29.



EGRTM 2751.65 - Set of five images of members of the Guinea Pig Club, including Hyde.