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New Years Day, January 1, 1944

New Years Day, January 1, 1944

 
 
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Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of two men, one in a Fleet Air Arm uniform, with their arms on each other's shoulders posing for a picture. There is man's arm in front of them passing a plate of food. Three more airmen are in the background. There are two hats hanging on the wall and three bottles on the table. The negative (labelled a) was accompanied by two black and white prints (labelled b & c). Both the negative and the prints were stored in a white envelope with '179' written on the envelope in pencil. ..Object ID : A992.0003.330..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.330/A992.0003.330a ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.330a )

Black and white images of RAF men and women marrying during WWII in Huron County, Ontario.

Goderich Airport (ICAO: CYGD), also known as Goderich Municipal Airport, is a registered aerodrome located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) north of Goderich, Ontario, Canada. The aerodrome is best known as the home of Sky Harbour Aircraft, an aircraft paint shop. 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.

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.[3]No. 12 EFTS opened on October 14, 1940 and closed on July 14, 1944.

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1943 - 1944
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Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol
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This image is in the public domain in Canada. Credit to the collection of the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol.