Hindmarsh, G., about 1940-1945
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white mid shot portrait of a man in an RCAF uniform. He is wearing an RCAF Pilot's badge on his jacket. There also appears to be an Eagle Shoulder Flash on his left shoulder. On the arms of the jacket are crown sleeve insignias. The negative (labelled a) was accompanied by one black and white print (labelled b). This image is on the left-hand side of a sheet of film containing two separate exposures...Object ID : A992.0003.388..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.388/A992.0003.388a.left ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.388a.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.