R.J. Marx, 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 in a Fleet Air Arm uniform. There is a Leading Seaman badge on his left arm. The negative (labelled a) was accompanied by one black and white print (labelled b), and one proof (labelled c). Written on the back of the proof in pencil is 'X 3'. The negative was stored in a brown paper bag with '5930 R.J. Marx Mail Photos' written on it in blue ink and pencil. Also in the brown paper bag was A992.0003.368. ..Object ID : A992.0003.367..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.367/A992.0003.367a ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.367a )
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.