Personnel Index - Detail

Name
WRIGHT
First Names
Albert
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Service
RAF
Service Number
149509
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 4/45

 

F/L Wright completed a tour with 44Sqn before transferring to 49Sqn.

Flew 3 operations in the last days of the war (including one Exodus trip).

He was awarded the DFC in January 1944.



An official 44Sqn photograph taken on the 29th January 1944 as the crew returned from Berlin.

From L to R: F/Sgt A Holden, Sgt V Laker, Sgt F Garrett, W/O Q Snow, P/O B Soper, F/L A Wright (in the door), Sgt R Bateman

(Those hyperlinked began a second tour with 49sqn)

A document written by Quentin Snow for the family of F/L Albert Wright. Although many of the descriptions refer to operations with 44Sqn, they vividly describe the wartime life of a bomber crew. Pages 41 onwards describe operations with 49Sqn.

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