F/O Mullenax, about 1940-1944
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white medium close up portrait of a man in an RCAF uniform. There is an RCAF Pilot badge on his jacket. There are U.S.A. Shoulder Flashes on his jacket and a Canadian Volunteer Service ribbon. He is wearing a hat with an Officer's Cap badge. He is sitting in a chair with his hands resting on his lap. This image is on the left-hand side of a sheet of film containing two nearly identical exposures...Object ID : A992.0003.711..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.711/A992.0003.711.left ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.711.left )
During World War II, Goderich Airport hosted No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, providing initial pilot training for aircrews using the Fleet Finch.No. 12 EFTS opened on October 14, 1940 and closed on July 14, 1944.