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’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.