November 14, 1945 (20th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Mr. GIBSON (Hamilton West): (Minister of National Defence for Air)

Liberal

1. $3,471,805.14, including land, aerodrome development, construction and facilities.
2. 2,367 personnel, of which number 1,939 graduated.
3. Numerous different types of courses were carried out at Pennfield and1 expenditures are not recorded1 in such a manner that a breakdown of costs between the various types of training is available.
4. An R.C.A.F. rear party is presently engaged at this site, closing out the unit and preparing it for the surplus declaration, which is being auctioned on the 1st December. 1945. Also on this site the Canadian export board has some hangar space for the packing of fish to be sent to Europe for UNRRA. The sergeants' mess is being used as a temporary school for the community

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PENNFIELD, N.B., AIR FIELD
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