VIDEO: Recollections of life during the Second World War

Courier editor talks with his 93-year-old grandmother about her wartime experiences in England

Patricia Massy (née Nettelfield) came of age during the Second World War. Her experiences were unique but not uncommon — working for the British Intelligence core, enduring the Battle of Britain and getting married during wartime, before travelling to Canada as a war bride on the Queen Mary with her first newborn in 1946. Courier editor Michael Kissinger sat down with his feisty 93-year-old grandmother on Saltspring Island last week to record her recollections of the war.

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