WWII veteran glider pilot Frank Ashleigh and Taxi Charity vice chairman Ian Parsons were interviewed by Radio 5 Live's Chris Warburton about the Taxi Charity's Back To The Beaches veterans' trip to Normandy, 4 - 8 June 2017, and about Frank's experiences during WWII. #FrankAshleigh #IanParsons #ChrisWarburton #BBCRadio5Live #BackToTheBeaches
Thank you to war veteran, Frank Ashleigh (91), and Taxi Charity committee member, Ian Parsons, for appearing on BBC Radio 5 Live on 11 November 2016. They were interviewed by Emma Barnett as part of an Armistice Day programme talking about individual remembrances.
Frank was asked about his story and recounted that having joined up on his 18th Birthday, a year later he volunteered for the Glider Pilot Regiment and became operational in July 1944, when he was paired with Loft