McMahon, Jim (4 of 11). Oral History of Oral History

Life story interview with Jim McMahon, pilot and aviation engineer.

Part 4: JM describes relationships with family. [02:40] Describes school. Travelled by gig, in all weather. [05:38] Describes walking to school and the school day. Was keen at football. [07:10] One mixed class at school, all up to 12 years. [08:29] Tells story about first day at school. [09:25] JM was nicknamed Matt. School was compulsory. Describes being taught to swim. [10:30] One teacher plus S…