Sergeant Edward John Wright (1044677) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during World War Two. He flew with RAF 15 (Bomber) Squadron at the time of his death in 1943.
Born in Belfast, Co. Antrim, he was the son of James Wright and Mabel Wright.
Remembering Edward John Wright
Wright was a wireless operator and air gunner in the Royal Air Force. He died on 1st September 1943 in a mission over Germany aged 19 years old. At the time, his squadron flew out of RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, England and operated Avro Lancasters.
Edward John Wright’s grave is in Section 2, Row G, 14-18 of the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany. His headstone bears the inscription:
There’s some corner of a foreign field that is forever England.