G.M. Carter, about 1943-1944
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 wearing a British Fleet Air Arm uniform with a hat. There is a New Zealand Shoulder Title and a Fleet Air Arm Leading Rate patch on his tunic. This image is on the left-hand side of a sheet of film containing two separate exposures. The two portraits are almost identical, except for in the image on the right, he is smiling with his teeth. The negative (labelled a) was accompanied by one small black and white print of the image on the right side of the negative (labelled b). ..Object ID : A992.0003.680..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.680/A992.0003.680a.left ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.680a.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.