Edward John Wright

Sergeant Edward John Wright of Belfast died on 1st September 1943 on a Bomber Command raid over Berlin, Germany with R.A.F. 15 Squadron.

Sergeant

Edward John Wright

1044677

Sergeant Edward John Wright served in the RA.F.V.R. flying with R.A.F. 15 Squadron as part of Bomber Command.

Sergeant Edward John Wright (1044677) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second World War. He was the son of James Wright and Mabel Wright of Belfast.

Wright was a Wireless Operator / Air Gunner with R.A.F. 15 Squadron. He died on 1st September 1943 on a bombing raid over Germany aged 19 years old. At the time, R.A.F. 15 Squadron flew out of R.A.F. Mildenhall, Suffolk, England and operated Avro Lancaster Bombers.

Edward John Wright

WartimeNI Photo: Grave of Sergeant Edward John Wright, R.A.F. 15 Squadron in the 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany. Photo taken on 24th October 2017. Copyright Scott Edgar - WartimeNI.

Edward John Wright’s grave is in Section 2, Row G, 14-18 of the 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany. His headstone bears the inscription:

There’s some corner of a foreign field that is forever England.