Royal Air Force Hockey Team 1941, 1941
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image the Royal Air Force Hockey team for 1941. There are two rows of men, the back row is standing and the front row is kneeling on the ground with a wall in the background. All but two of the men are wearing hockey equipment and sweaters with RAF printed in the middle. The man on the right end of the back row is wearing an RAF uniform and the man at the left end of the back row is wearing a fedora and coat. The negative was stored in a brown envelope with '856 Royal Air Force Hockey Team 1941' written on it in pencil. ..Object ID : A992.0003.097..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.097/A992.0003.097 ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.097 )
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.