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Peter Pellew Hinds

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 12 September 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5903
  1. Alasdair Fraser

Peter Pellew Hinds was born and brought up in Shanghai, China, until the impending Japanese invasion in 1935 forced him to be sent back to England to finish his schooling. His mother remained and was interned. He enlisted in the Royal Air Force in 1941, trained as a pilot, and was stationed in the Inner Hebrides, flying long range Halifax bombers. These were specially equipped and staffed to monitor and report on long range weather conditions out in the Atlantic and flew for 12 hours at …

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