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RCAF Station Hagersville

General Information

Location/Base: Hagersville

Province: Ontario

Years in Use: opened Nov 1940- 

Units:      

Facility Discription:

  • as at Feb 1941:
    • No buildings 
    • Single Runways

Aircraft Types:

  • No 16 SFTS
    • Anson,
    • Harvard
RCAF Aerodrome Hagersville, Ontario. Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date/Reason for Closure: transferred to Department of Transport 21 September 1945

Current Status:

Location – Google Map

Photo Gallery

Commemorative Plaque, No 16 Service Flying Training School, Haggersville, Ontario – Facebook Photo by Scott Fowler

Station Magazine
“Albatross”

Station Magazine
“16th Oracle”

Fatalities

This list was compiled from the entries in the Daily diaries of No. 16 Service Flying Training School and other sources.  The list likely does not include all fatalities of personnel who died while stationed at RCAF Station Hagersville, and likely includes some errors. Currently this list contains 22 personnel.

Notable Alumni

Aircraft List

Related documents:

  • Memo from Robert Leckie 12 Feb 1941 debating the assignment of a training aerodrome for No 4 Wireless School in Guelph.

Course List – No 16 Service Flying Training School

This List is incomplete and will be enhanced as my time permits and as requests are received.

Course NumberStart DateGraduation DateNumber of Students
  • Wikipedia
  • MilitaryBruce.com – Canadian Military History by Bruce Forsyth
  • Site Plan:
  • Aerodrome Disposal File:

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