Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: McGee, Michael, 1917 - , Interviewee, Male, Royal Navy service; Steel worker;
Speaker: Pallett, T., Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls his experience as a volunteer in the Royal Navy from 1936 until 1948. Mentions involvement in evacuating Britons from China during the Sino-Japanese war and anti piracy duty near Hong Kong. Recalls his experience in the Mediterranean as the Second World War broke out and subsequent active service in the Norway landings of 1940, mine laying and convoy duty in the North Atlantic and on the Archangel run.
Place of birth: Cambuslang, Glasgow
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Recording Date: 9/1/1985
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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