Thomas Stanley Horry aka Tom Stanley Horry
|Born||21 May 1898|
Boston, Lincolnshire, England
|Unit||No. 92 Squadron RAF|
|Awards||Distinguished Flying Cross|
Lieutenant Thomas Stanley Horry (born 21 May 1898, date of death unknown) was a First World War flying ace credited with eight aerial victories.
World War I, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history. It is also one of the deadliest conflicts in history, with an estimated nine million combatants and seven million civilian deaths as a direct result of the war, while resulting genocides and the 1918 influenza pandemic caused another 50 to 100 million deaths worldwide.
A flying ace, fighter ace or air ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down several enemy aircraft during aerial combat. The actual number of aerial victories required to officially qualify as an ace has varied, but is usually considered to be five or more.
Horry County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 289,650, making it the fifth-most populous county in South Carolina. The county seat is Conway.
Conway is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 17,103 at the 2010 census, and had an estimated population in 2016 of 22,761. It is the county seat of Horry County and is part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area. It is the home of Coastal Carolina University.
Loris is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 2,396 at the 2010 census, up from 2,079 in 2000.
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the East Coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. It is in the center of a large and continuous 60-mile (97 km) stretch of beach known as "The Grand Strand" in northeastern South Carolina.
Robert Keith Horry is an American retired basketball player and current sports commentator. He played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), winning seven championships, the most of any player not to have played on the 1960s Boston Celtics. He is one of only two players to have won NBA championships with three teams: two with the Houston Rockets, three with the Los Angeles Lakers and two with the San Antonio Spurs. He earned the nickname Big Shot Bob because of his clutch shooting in important games; he is widely considered to be one of the greatest clutch performers and winners in NBA history. Horry now works as a commentator on Spectrum SportsNet.
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Carolina Forest is an unincorporated community in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It lies between Myrtle Beach and Conway in an area planned by International Paper in the late 1990s. Regarded as the "bedroom community" of Myrtle Beach, the planned unit development will have 20,000 single and multi-family homesites when completed. Most of the development follows the Carolina Forest Master Plan, developed cooperatively between International Paper and the Horry County Government.
Horry County Schools (HCS) is a public school district serving Horry County, South Carolina and is the third-largest school district in South Carolina. It serves over 42,500 students in 51 schools around the county in 9 attendance areas. The district office is in Conway, South Carolina.
Carolina Southern Railroad was located off of Main Street in Conway, South Carolina and was one of the few remaining train depots/lines in South Carolina. The railroad was originally erected in late 1886 and the first train steamed into the Conway Depot in December 1887. R.J. Corman Railroad Group took over the operations in 2015.
Galivants Ferry is an unincorporated community in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It lies on the Little Pee Dee River west of Aynor on U.S. Route 501.
Bucksville is a small unincorporated community in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It lies near Bucksport on the Pee Dee River and Waccamaw River. Two properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the Buck's Upper Mill Farm and Hebron Church.
Horry Telephone Cooperative (HTC) is a telecommunications cooperative based in Horry County, South Carolina. HTC was founded in 1952 to serve the rural areas of Horry County where it was cost prohibitive for national telephone companies to provide service.
Hargray Communications is a telecommunications provider based on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. It operates throughout the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and the Savannah region of Georgia. Hargray offers Cable Television, Broadband Internet, and Landline services. Hargray formerly resold cellular phone service through Cricket.
Ketchuptown is a historic unincorporated community located in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. Ketchuptown is at the intersection of Highways 23 and 99 north of Aynor. Ketchuptown is known to be a small homestead and farming community. During the 1920s farmers in the community about ten miles north of Aynor would say to one another, "Lets go catch up on the news." Every Saturday afternoon would find them at a little country store in Ketchuptown. Highway 99 led east to Loris and southwest to Galivants Ferry. Cool Spring was approximately ten miles away on Highway 23.
South Carolina Highway 319 is a state highway in Horry County, South Carolina, USA, that runs from U.S. Highway 701 and to U.S. Highway 501 in Aynor.
Conway–Horry County Airport is a county-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Conway, a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Horry County, South Carolina.
Lieutenant Earl Frederick Crabb was a World War I flying ace credited with six aerial victories. After World War I, he was an aviation pioneer and bush pilot. He returned to military aviation during World War II. He flew as a commercial pilot until he was 72 years old.
Horry Georgetown Technical College is a two-year technical college in Conway, South Carolina. It is a part of the South Carolina Technical College System.
Elias Horry was a lawyer, politician, businessman and plantation owner who twice served in the South Carolina General Assembly as well as the intendant (mayor) of Charleston, South Carolina, serving two terms from 1815 to 1817 and 1820 to 1821.
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