Personnel Index - Detail

Name
WRIGHT
First Names
Charles Edward
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1609658
Crew Position
Mid Upper Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 5/44 and out 8/44

 



A photograph taken during training.......Charlie Wright is top right.
Photograph courtesy of David Wright


The 'lucky' Sullings crew, survivors of a crash landing at Syerston LFS, and a head-on collision with a JU88, had completed one of the quickest tours in 5 Group:

(Back row l to r);
Doug Simmons, rear gunner;
Jim Skidmore, wireless operator;
Johnnie Richards, flight engineer;
Charlie Wright, mid-upper gunner.

(Front row l to r);
Chris Christian, navigator;
Alan Sullings, pilot;
Edgar 'Eddie' Haines, bomb-aimer
 



"Posted out" 2012.



Charlie Wright with son & wife shortly before his death in 2012.......image courtesy of Louise Kurzen.