Helen Harrison-Bristol

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Birthday
7, 1909
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Apr 27, 1995 (85)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1909
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Apr 27, 1995 (85)

About

Remembered for her World War II-era service with the United Kingdom's Air Transport Auxiliary, this Canadian pilot flew a bomber aircraft from Quebec to Scotland to deliver it for combat on the European front.

Before Fame

After spending her childhood in Canada, Belgium, and England, she began her flight instruction in South Africa and quickly acquired her pilot's licenses in both that country and the United Kingdom.

Trivia

In the years following World War II, she worked as a flight instructor and as a demonstration aviator for the Percival Aircraft Company.

Family Life

In the late 1930s, she divorced Louis Botha de Waal.

Associated With

She and Sheila Scott were both World War II-era female pilots.