Horsham, Eric

Title

Horsham, Eric
Eric Symonds Horsham
E S Horsham

Description

14 items. An oral history interview with Eric Horsham (b. 1923), 9 photographs, and his memoirs. He flew operations as a flight engineer with 102 Squadron from RAF Pocklington.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Eric Horsham and catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2017-01-05

Rights

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Identifier

Horsham, ES

Collection Items

Damaged Halifax Wing
Starboard, rear inboard section of Halifax wing damage during a raid over Germany. On the reverse 'Original photo Julich 16 Nov 1944 Landed Woodbridge Pocklington'

Eric Horsham and his bride
Eric is in uniform standing with his bride. She is carrying a floral bouquet. Behind are bushes.

97 cadets and one officer
Copy of a photograph of a group of RAF personnel with no visible brevets. They are arranged in seven rows, with the front four seated and the last three standing. There are two markers at the left-hand side indicating the rows in which Eric Horsham…

Eric Horsham
Eric Horsham in thermal flying gear, standing in a doorway. Captioned 'Up, up and away!’, on the reverse 'Eric – One of the few', with signatures.

Boy
Boy wearing a white shirt, pullover, and dark coloured jacket.

Eric Horsham
Three quarter length portrait of Eric Horsham in uniform, holding a pipe. On the reverse 'Marston Moor Sept 1943'.

Eric Horsham
Three quarter length portrait of Eric Horsham in sergeant's uniform, behind is a stone wall.

Eric and Roy Horsham
Two brothers standing outside their house. They are in uniform with arms round each other's shoulders. A third man's head can be seen in the background.
On the reverse '68 Purrett Rd Plumstead 1940/1 Eric LEFT Brother Roy now Capt 1944'.

The 'Smithy Bar'
The bar was named after Group Captain Denis Peter John Smith DFC CBE. The text describes the man and there is a photograph of crew under the nose of an aircraft and a second photograph has two airmen standing at the rear of an aircraft. It is…

Untitled poem
A poem about bomber operations

Eric Horsham Flight Engineer
Recollection of Eric Horsham from his early years in Plumstead, training at Lords, Torquay, St Athans, Marston Moor then 102 Squadron at Pocklngton. On one operation they were badly damaged but made a successful forced landing at Woodbridge, assisted…

Eric Horsham's Crew
Seven airmen in front of their Halifax. On a second image the same image is annotated -
'Mid-Upper Gunner Jim Finney Hull
Flight Engineer Eric Horsham Wolwich SE London
Navigator Owen Shirley Carshalton Surrey
Pilot F/Lt Edgar Francis Seke St…

Eric Horsham - Memories
Brief recollection of Eric Horsham from his early years in Plumstead, training at Lords, Torquay, St Athans, Marston Moor then 102 Squadron at Pocklngton. On one operation they were badly damaged but made a successful forced landing at RAF…

Interview with Eric Horsham
Eric Horsham was born in Plumstead, London. He worked initially as a messenger for the Royal Ordnance before following the family footsteps in to the railways. He volunteered for air crew and began training as a flight engineer. He flew operations…
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