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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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1941-ca. 1985
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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File
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2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36
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Date Range
1941-ca. 1985
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
28 photographs : b&w
Scope and Content
File contains black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal articles concerning the Royal Canadian Air Force (R.C.A.F.) Station, Aylmer, 1941-[198-?]. The station officially opened July 3, 1941 as No. 14 Service Flying Training School. Became Flight Engineers School, July 1, 1944. Became No. 1 Technical Training School, March 1, 1946. Became Educational Centre and Manning Depot, May 1, 1949. Reformed as Technical Training School, April 2, 1959.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Aerial View

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
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1958
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 8
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 8
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graphic material
Date Range
1958
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published July 4, 1958 with caption: "This is an air view of the No. 1 Technical Training School, Aylmer, taken from the southwest."
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Aerial View

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
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ca. 1975
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 9
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 9
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graphic material
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ca. 1975
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 30 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published ca. 1970s showing the former R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer with the Ontario Police College in the foreground.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
Ontario Police College
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Aerial View

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 16
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
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2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 16
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graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 19 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing an aerial view of the No. 14 Flying Training School, Aylmer (later known as R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer). Photograph retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Aircraft and Crew

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 20
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 20
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graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing an unidentified aircraft and crew. Retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal. It is not certainly known if this image has any association with the R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer, but the photo was found in the St. Thomas Times-Journal file devoted to the station.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Aircraft Wreckage

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
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ca. 1945
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 21
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 21
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graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the wreckage of an unidentified aircraft. Retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal. It is not certainly known if this image has any association with the R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer, but the photo was found in the St. Thomas Times-Journal file devoted to the station.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Air Force Day Open House

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1958
Accession Number
2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 2
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 2
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graphic material
Date Range
1958
Publication
2a was published in the Bygone Days section of the St. Thomas Times-Journal and on the Archives' flickr site: June 23, 2012.
2b was published in the Bygone Days section of the St. Thomas Times-Journal and on the Archives' flickr site: July 23, 2013.
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 10.5 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Three black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published June 16, 1958 with captions:
"Hold 'Er Boy - Because of a stiff breeze, airmen demonstrating parachute control during Saturday's program at the Aylmer station had their hands full. Here a 'chute threatens to drag an airman across the airdome." (2a)
"Jets Still the Big Attraction - This CF-100 Air Force jet aircraft on display at R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer, proved a big attraction on Air Force Day. Visitors were given a chance for a close look throughout the afternoon show." (2b)
"Work for the Firemen - Although it wasn't for real, members of the Aylmer station fire department went to work on this blaze with a will. It was part of a demonstration of the techniques and equipment used to fight aircraft fires during Saturday's big show." (2c)
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Air Vice-Marshal Visits

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 1
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Publication
Published in the Bygone Days section of the St. Thomas Times-Journal and on the Archives' flickr site: May 29, 2012.
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published May 28, 1957 with caption: "Air Vice-Marshal J.G. Bryans, Air Officer Commanding, Training Command, Trenton, is seen inspecting a flight of airwomen during a ceremonial parade at R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer on Monday. The air vice-marshal was making his annual inspection of the station. On his right is Wing Commander Arthur H. Moody, officer commanding the station. Other members of the inspecting party are Flight Lieutenant G. Lipkin, station adjutant, and Sqn. Ldr. F.M. Harding, senior accounts officer."
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Bert McCallum

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
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ca. 1985
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 19
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
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2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 19
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graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing Bert McCallum, posing with a photograph apparently of an air force training school graduating class. Retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal. McCallum trained at No. 14 Flying Training School (later known as R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer) during the Second World War.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Change of Command Ceremonies

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1961
Accession Number
2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 7
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 7
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graphic material
Date Range
1961
Publication
Posted to Facebook on July 15, 2022.
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 18.5 cm
Scope and Content
Three black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published July 8, 1961 with captions:
"Personnel at R.C.A.F. Station, Aylmer were on parade Friday during handing-over ceremonies as Wing Commander Arthur H. Moody, officer commanding the station, turned over his post to Sqn. Ldr. William H. Dunbar, former chief administrative officer. The picture, taken from the control tower, shows the airmen and airwomen in wing formation on the tarmac as the ceremony got under way." (7a)
"The new commanding officer of R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer, Sqn. Ldr. William H. Dunbar, led station personnel in cheers for retiring commanding officer Wing Commander Arthur H. Moody, during handing-over ceremonies on Friday. The popular former stationhead left for a new post at Maritime Air Command Headquarters, Halifax, today. Sqn. Ldr. Dunbar is seen here, left, as he called for three hearty cheers for the departing chief." (7b)
"Before turning over command of R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer on Friday, Wing Commander Arthur H. Moody, officer commanding the station for the past nearly six years, conducted an inspection of station personnel as one of his last official duties. Here he passes down the ranks of a flight of airwomen accompanied by parade commander, Sqn. Ldr. John Brown, right, and members of the inspecting party." (7c)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
Website / Street View Notes
URL directs to a social media post featuring 7a, published on July 15, 2022.
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Christmas Pageant

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 22
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 22
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published December 19, 1955 showing the Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer, Christmas Pageant.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Defence Minister Tours Station

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
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1958
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 5
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 5
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graphic material
Date Range
1958
Publication
5a was published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, November 15, 2014: https://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/15193650753/in/photostream/.
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Three black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published November 25, 1958 with captions:
"Discussions About to Start - Hon. George R. Pearkes, Minister of National Defence, arrives in the station library at R.C.A.F. Station, Aylmer, to start discussions about the future of the station. The station had been scheduled to close in 1960, and a delegation of reeves, mayors and councilmen from Aylmer, Springfield, St. Thomas and Malahide, with Ron McNeil, M.L.A. for Elgin, and Warden John B. Wilson of Elgin County were on hand to see what could be done to keep the station active." (5a)
"Veteran Meets Wartime C.O. - Alfred A. Silcox of Shedden was on hand to greet Hon. George R. Pearkes, V.C., during his tour of R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer on Monday. Mr. Silcox served in the 116th Infantry battalion in 1917 and 1918, when Mr. Pearkes was colonel in charge of the battalion. Mr. Silcox and Mr. Pearkes were in action in the Amiens district during the push on to Paris. Also in the picture are St. Thomas Alderman Vincent A. Barrie and in the rear Thomas H. Currah, who represented St. Thomas during the meeting with Mr. Pearkes and district municipal representatives." (5b)
"Inspects Guard of Honor - After stepping from his plane at R.C.A.F. Station, Aylmer, Hon. George R. Pearkes, Minister of National Defence inspected a guard of honor in one of the hangars. Here accompanied by Flying Officer Frank Boucher, guard commander, he walks through the ranks of the men as the station band plays music." (5c)
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Defence Minister Visits

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1958
Accession Number
2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 4
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1958
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.5 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published November 24, 1958 with caption: "Hon. George Pearkes, V.C., Minister of National Defence, arrived at R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer shortly before noon today to talk with district officials about future plans for the air station. Municipal officials from Aylmer, Springfield, and St. Thomas hope to be able to prevent the proposed closing of the station. Here Mr. Pearkes alights from the R.C.A.F. Transport Command aircraft, flanked by Air Vice-Marshal J.G. Bryans, Air Officer of Training Command, left, and Wing Commander Arthur H. Moody, Commanding Officer of the R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer. Others in Mr. Pearkes' party were Air Commodore Murray Lister, Chief of Training, and B.C. Hofley, secretary to Mr. Pearkes, who can be seen in the rear."
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - First Graduating Class

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1941
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 12
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1941
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the first "Wings Parade" ceremony for graduating fighter pilots at the No. 14 Flying Training School, Aylmer (later known as R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer). The ceremony was held September 24, 1941. Photograph retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Graduation Ceremony

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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1957
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2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 13
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published April 11, 1957 with caption: "Officers Graduate at Aylmer Air Station - During graduation ceremonies held at R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer this afternoon, these officers received graduation scrolls from Wing Commander Arthur H. Moody, officer commanding the Aylmer station. The officers have just completed a 27-week aeronautical engineer and supply course. Left to right, seated, are F.-O. D.R. Ward of Halifax; F.-O. J.A. Rene, Drummondville, Que.; F.-O. T.G. Cleary, Halifax; Flt. Lt. D.G. Hamilton, Vancouver; F.-O. M.H. Dupre, Vercheres, Que.; F.-O. W. Whelan, Bear River, P.E.I.; F.-O. B. Aylard, Victoria, B.C.; standing, F.-O. H.E. Gammon, St. Thomas; F.-O. G.C. Patchett, Peterborough, Eng.; F.-O. J. McDougall, Glace Bay; F.-O. D. Purves, Winnipeg; F.-O. A.J. Robinson, Rainham, Kent, Eng.; F.-O. A.A. MacDonald, Claremont, Ont.; F.-O. B. Warner, Leeds, Eng.; P.-O. C.E. Copeland, Liverpool, Eng. Not present for the photo was F.-O. A.C. Freckelton, Dartmouth, N.S."
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Housing

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives56757
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Accession Number
2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 10
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
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Archives Storage Rm. 105
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 10
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1955
Publication
Published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal Bygone Days feature, and on the Archives flickr site, March 29, 2014: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/12773978034/.
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published February 22, 1955 with caption: "Air Station Housing - Apart from the new subdivisions within the town of Aylmer itself, or on its immediate boundaries, another has been built just opposite R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer, about two and a half miles northeast of town to accommodate many of the families stationed there."
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Les Coulter

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Accession Number
2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 17
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B1 F36 17
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing Les Coulter, a teacher and former member of the R.C.A.F. posing with his uniforms. Retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal. It is not known if Coulter had any association with the R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer, but this photo was found in the St. Thomas Times-Journal file devoted to the station.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
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Newspapers
Military
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Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Officers

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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Accession Number
2008-01
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C9 Sh3 B1 F36 15
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
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St. Thomas Times-Journal
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2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B1 F36 15
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing a group of unidentified officers, probably at the No. 14 Flying Training School, Aylmer (later known as R.C.A.F. Station Aylmer). Photograph retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
Subject Access
Newspapers
Military
Images
Less detail

Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - R.C.A.F. 35th Anniversary

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives56761
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1959
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B1 F36 14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B1 F36 14
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1959
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published December 19, 1959 with caption: "Yesterday at R.C.A.F. Station Winnipeg some 35 years and 140,000 aircrew [following the first graduating class of trainees, December 20, 1924] another class is to graduate in a ceremony which will mark the final chapter of the R.C.A.F.'s 35th anniversary celebrations. [Shown is] part of the class which will graduate this Friday, beside a modern T-33 jet on which they were trained."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
Subject Access
Newspapers
Military
Images
Less detail

Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer - Ruth Peters

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives56764
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B1 F36 18
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C9 Sh3 B1 F36 18
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1985
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Royal Canadian Air Force Station, Aylmer file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal. Cutline reads "Ruth Peters of Aylmer poses at her home with a picture of herself as switchboard operator at the Aylmer Service Flying Training School. Mrs. Peters, a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 81 in Aylmer, said she got a chance to fly in an Anson trainer during the Second World War at the base, but remarks, 'Oh, I was sick. It was like flying in a wagon.' She also got a chance to fly in a Harvard and remarks, 'I thought I'd die.' She was one of many members of the Women's Division stationed at the base who performed a wide range of duties."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
RCAF Aylmer
RCAF Technical Training School
Subject Access
Newspapers
Military
Images
Less detail

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