Burton, Roy

Force: Air Force

Roy Burton was the son of Joe and Emma Burton. On September 1, 1931, he moved with his family from Sunnynook AB, to Spirit River AB, and in the spring of 1932 they moved to their homestead in the Willowvale district. Roy and his sister rode 7 miles on horseback to high school in Spirit River, and received their high school diplomas. In April 1941 Roy enlisted with the Air Force and was a wireless operator. He was discharged in 1946, and that year he also married Frances Hurlburt. The couple then moved to Willowdale, ON.

Source: Memories and Moments p. 158 (photo of Roy with parents and siblings)
p. 276 photo