Burroughs, Patricia

Regiment: Royal Canadian Air Force – Women’s Division

Patricia was the daughter of Lee and Margaret Burroughs, and she was born on May 2, 1925 in Meadow Lake SK. In 1937 she moved with her family to Codesa in the Peace Country, and went to school there. At age 18, in May 1943, Pat enlisted in the RCAF Women’s Division in Edmonton AB. She was posted in Ottawa and Toronto ON, Winnipeg MB, and Calgary AB, and was discharged on December 1942. She married Duane Hillier in 1949, but after a few years was divorced. In the late 50’s Pat moved to Chico, California.

Smoky Peace Triangle pp. 156-157