Brig.- Gen. (Retired) William J. Patterson, Arts'53, MA'57
Twenty years ago, while researching a history of the Princess of Wales’ Own Regiment, Brig.- Gen. (Retired) William J. Patterson, Arts’53, MA’57, stumbled on a box of old military medals and letters, still in their original envelopes. The box belonged to Lt.-Col. Francis Edward Wootton, a First World War veteran who went on to lead the Royal Canadian Engineers during the Second World War. Wootton’s Wars, Gen. Patterson’s 10th book, tells Lt.-Col. Wootton’s story. The self-published biography is available exclusively at Novel Idea in Kingston.