A few months ago I received a note from Katie regarding her grandfather:
My grandfather Robert Ainslie was on the HMCS Prescott during WW2 and was one of the people that helped to rescue the men from the partridge. He is now 86.
I called Robert a little while ago and recorded his retelling of the night the Partridge was sunk. After hearing my grandfather tell the story and so many of the crew, it is interesting to hear it told from the Canadian’s perspective. I put a small clip of our conversation here: