Harrison, Eric William

Title

Harrison, Eric William
E W Harrison

Description

Seven items. An oral history interview with Eric Harrison (b. 1925, 2204970 Royal Air Force), his log book, photographs and documents. He flew operations as a flight engineer with 195 Squadron.
The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Eric Harrison and catalogued by Trevor Hardcastle.

Date

2019-09-14

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Harrison, EW

Collection Items

Airfield scene
Road or taxiway in foreground, with two airmen. Small piles of earth and debris with small building and more figures in middle distance. Road or taxiway in distance with more figures and vehicles.
From information kindly supplied by donor. 'This…

Flight engineers course signatures
Signatures of fellow course mates with Eric on his flight engineers course.
Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Flight Engineer's Lament
Seven verses telling the story of a dying flight engineer.

Eric Harrison's reference
A reference written by Officer Commanding No 1 Squadron, RAF Flying College.

Eric Harrison with crew
Seven aircrew in flying equipment, posed in two rows in front of right side rear fuselage of a Lancaster. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Eric with crew No 195 Squadron 1944'.

Eric Harrison’s RAF flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers
E W Harrison’s RAF Flying Log Book for Navigators, Air Bombers, Air Gunners and Flight Engineers, from 2nd October 1944 to 12th January 1950, detailing training and operations (1944-45), and instructional duties (1948-50), as a Flight Engineer. He…

Interview with Eric William Harrison
Eric William Harrison joined the RAF in 1943 and trained as a flight engineer at RAF Locking, RAF St Athan, and RAF Chedburgh, where he flew Stirlings and recollects that they were a terrifying aircraft compared to Lancasters. Harrison formed a crew…
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