Sylvia Hawryluk poses in her uniform soon after her enlistment in Galt, 1944.Sylvia Hawryluk
Sylvia Hawryluk, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1945.Sylvia Hawryluk
HMCS Cornwalis, Nova Scotia 1944. Sylvia is second from the left, in the first row.Sylvia Hawryluk
HMCS Kings, Nova Scotia, 1945. Sylvia is sixth from the right, in the 3rd row.Sylvia Hawryluk
The WREN barracks at HMCS Stadacona, Nova Scotia.Sylvia Hawryluk
"I met a lot of other young girls from coast to coast and some even American girls. And so we decided we’d go out this one night to a house party."