RAF Cricket Team, about 1941-1945
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of RAF Cricket Team. There are three rows of men in uniforms or Cricket Whites; the back row is standing, the middle row is sitting on chairs, and the front row is sitting cross-legged on the floor. Two of the men are holding trophies. None of the men are identified. Original negative (labelled a) accompanied by a black and white photograph (labelled b). The photograph and negative were kept in a brown envelope with a nearly identical negative and photograph. '960 RAF Cricket Team' is written in pencil on the original envelope. ..Object ID : A992.0003.109..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.109/A992.0003.109a ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.109a )
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.