Thursday, 18 October 2012

Huron Park


Location:  Huron County  N 43 17.516  W 081 29.726
On the north-west corner of Airport Line (Conc. Rd. 3) and Alberta Street.

Erected in 1992, by veterans of CFB Centralia and Branch 167 of the Royal Canadian Legion.  This memorial sits at the entrance to the former base which was  part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization air training system.  The base operated from 1942 to 1967.
Now a public airport, and the buildings are mostly used for by industrial and shipping businesses. 

Marker text:
23 September 1942 - 31 March 1967
This Memorial Is Dedicated
To The Thousands Of
Men And Women Who Served
At R.C.A.F. Centralia
Under Both The British
Commonwealth and N.A.T.O.
Air Training Plans

Erected By The Veterans Attending
R.C.A.F. Centalia Reunion '92
June 5 - 7, 1992
With Assistance From
Col. Tom Lawson
And Exeter Branch 167,
The Royal Canadian Legion


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