Ron Harrison was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, UK and attended Aylesbury Grammar School from 1937 to 1945. When school ended he was conscripted into the RAF and later promoted to a Sergeant instructor preparing other conscripts for demob and civilian life. After his own demob he gained a place at Exeter College (later University) where he took an Honours and Special Degree in Geology. Here Ron met June Alexander, and they married in 1954. He successfully applied for the post of Geologist with the Geological Survey of GB in 1952, and was attached to the Atomic Energy Division based in...

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