On August 15th 1941 R.A.F. Station Harrowbeer officially opened at 1430 hours.
Personnel on the Station included twelve Officers.
Flight Lieutenant C. V. Jolleff was in command of the Station for the month of August and signed the R.A.F. Station Harrowbeer Operation Record Book ( O.R.B. ).
The R.A.F. Station Harrowbeer Medical Officer was Squadron Leader G. D. Elphick.
Visitors to R.A.F. Harrowbeer included :-
Air Vice Marshal Orlebar AFC
Squadron Leader H. S. Bell
Major P. B. Frazer - Headquarters No.10 Group
Wing Commander C. Walters MBE
Major General Morgan - Divisional Command
26th August At 1730 hours there was a Defence Conference held at Headquarters with representatives of the Infantry Defence Company and Home Guard.
31st August A Station Defence Exercise was held commencing at 0830 hours.
31st August At 1003 hours the first aircraft landed on the airfield piloted by Wing Commander C. Walter MBE.
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