Frank Johnson on What Happened Next

Peter J. Thompson/National Post
Peter J. Thompson/National Post

On the 30th March, we posted our first excerpt from Historica Canada’s Memory Project interview with RB396’s regular pilot Frank Johnson. In this part of the interview, Frank describes being shot down and becoming a Prisoner of War. You can find that full clip on our website here or on our Soundcloud page. Due to a slight edit issue, the clip overran and continued onto what happened next. We have had a few requests for the rest of Frank’s tale of his time in hospital in England.

So, without further ado, we are happy to share this clip where Frank tells us what happened when he got to the hospital in England still suffering from serious back injuries. We hope you enjoy Frank telling us what happened next.

The Memory Project Archive houses more than 2,800 testimonials and over 10,000 images from veterans of the First World War, Second World War, the Korean War and peacekeeping missions. While the archive no longer accepts submissions, it remains the largest of its kind in Canada. You can access the interviews, digitised artefacts and book a speaker at

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