W. Rylatt, about 1943-1944
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 a British Fleet Air Arm uniform. He is wearing a hat and there is a Fleet Air Arm badge on the sleeves of his tunic. The negative (labelled a) was accompanied by one small black and white portraits of one of the images on the negative (labelled b). This image is on the left-hand side of a sheet of film containing two nearly identical exposures...Object ID : A992.0003.672..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.672/A992.0003.672a.left ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.672a.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.