Thomas Stanley Horry
|Born||21 May 1898|
Boston, Lincolnshire, England
|Service/||Royal Air Force|
|Unit||No. 92 Squadron RAF|
|Awards||Distinguished Flying Cross Air Force Cross, General Service Cross|
Squadron Leader Thomas Stanley Horry(born 21 May 1898, date of death unknown) was a First World War flying ace credited with eight aerial victories.
He was the son of W. T. Horry of Rout Green, Boston, Lincolnshire.For his schooling he attended Framlingham College and entered service with the Royal Flying Corp in 1916. Serving in France during the First World War, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross while with 92 Squadron in 1918.
After the war he continued his service with the Royal Air Force in Iraq with No. 70 (Bomber) Squadron and he was awarded an Air Force Cross. From there he was sent to Kurdistan and the Southern Desert and gained the General Service Medal with two clasps.
He was appointed to No. 22 Squadron based at RAF Martlesham Heath.
As the then Lieutenant Horry, he became engaged in 1936 to Lola Tremlett.
He was promoted to Squadron Leader in 1937and in 1938 was sent to serve at RAF Seletar in Singapore.
In 1940 he rose to the rank of Wing Commander.
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