Interview with Betty May Pearson

Title

Interview with Betty May Pearson
William Mollison Walton

Description

Her brother-in-law William Mollison Walton, after training to be a pilot in Canada, was based at RAF Swinderby with 97 Squadron. In 1944 his aircraft was attacked and he baled out. He spent two days on a small island where he buried his parachute, He was eventually being taken in by a French family. William was visited by the chief of the resistance organisation and was taken to Hesdin where he remained until British troops helped him back home. William ended up as a Pathfinder.

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IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2018-03-12

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00:22:31 audio recording

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APearsonBM180312

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Citation

Mike Connock, “Interview with Betty May Pearson,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 13, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11523.

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