Peter John Horsham   Photo: Mogens Jeppesen      Updated:  22 AUG 2012
                                                                           
Airman:
 a113080.htm Surname: Horsham Init: P J Rank: F/Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 619

P_link: p210.htm Plane: LAN EE117 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Ustrup

Crash_d: d180843 Buried_d: b210843 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 3-10

"Natten til den 18. august 1943 angreb næsten 600 RAF bombere den tyske forsøgsstation ved Peenemünde på øen Usedom, nord for Stettin.
Under returflyvningen fra dette mål blev 3 "Lancaster" fly skudt ned mellem kl. 02.54 og 03.11 af en og samme tyske natjager. Samtlige ombordværende britiske flyvere omkom." (FAF)
Se beretning fra Pilot, Oberleutnant Hans Meisner modtaget fra Jørgen Jørgensen, Flystyrt.dk.

Se Ankerpladsen med dansk side om Peenemünde og den officielle Peenemunde, Historical Technical Information Center og
Peenemünde i Wikipedia.

De 3 fly: LAN JA851 styrtede ned her ved Hellesø gård, LAN JA691 ved Barsmark her, og LAN EE117 ved Ustrup her.  

Flight Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Peter John Horsham, 20 år, var søn af William James Horsham og Clara Horsham, Oxford; gift med Geraldine Joan Horsham, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)    

Se monument for besætningen på LAN EE117 rejst her. 8 flyvere.

"On the night before 18 August, 1943 nearly 600 RAF bombers attacked the German military test site at Peenemünde on the island of Usedom, north of Stettin. During the return flight from this target 3 Lancasters were shot down between 02.54 and 03.11 by the very same German night fighter. All British airmen on board perished." (FAF) See account from Pilot, Oberleutnant Hans Meisner received from Jørgen Jørgensen, Flystyrt.dk.

See the official Peenemunde, Historical Technical Information Center and Peenemünde in Wikipedia.

The 3 planes: LAN JA851 crashed here at Hellesø gård, LAN JA691 at Barsmark here  and LAN EE117 at Ustrup here.

Flight Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Peter John Horsham, 20, was the son of William James Horsham and Clara Horsham, of Oxford, and the husband of Geraldine Joan Horsham, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC In memory of Peter who gave his life for his country that we might live in peace

See monument to the crew of LAN EE117 erected here.
See Bomber Command No. 619 Squadron and
RAF-Lincolnshire - Woodhall Spa. This Lancaster took off from RAF Woodhall Spa. Lost Bombers has this. 8 airmen.