Location/Base: Jarvis, Ont

Years in Use:

Units:           

  • No 1 Bombing and Gunnery School– 19 Aug ’40- 17 Feb ’45

Aircraft Types:

  • No 1 B&GS-
    • Anson,
    • Battle,
    • Bolingbroke,
    • Lysander

Commanding Officers:

  • G/C George Wait  19 Aug ’40-20 March ’42
  • W/C W.F. Hanna  mid Apr ’42- 31 Jul ’42
  • G/C A.D. Bell-Irving 31 Jul ’42-

Financial Impact: 

Date/Reason for Closure/Current Status: Site was taken over by Imeperial Oil and is now an Oil Refinery.

RCAF Aerodrome Jarvis, Ontario. Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.

Books on this Station:

Book Cover, Sights on Jarvis: No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, 1940-1945 by Robert Schweyer
Sights on Jarvis: No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School, 1940-1945 by Robert Schweyer