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#Name* (↑)First NamesTitleRankRAF Equivalent RankService No.BornNationalityRoleAwardsAir Force (↑)Command (↑)Unit (↑)DateofIncident *See Note (↑)Aircraft (↑)TypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring Database                        Notes                        Links/Archive Reports
18251 WrenWalter RobertSergeantAus/402433Age 20AustralianObserverRAAFBomber CommandOverseas Aircraft Delivery Unit. 44 Group1942-02-16WellingtonICAD635-RAF Portreath, CornwallFerry FlightSee archive report for further detailsKilledBone War Cemetery, Annaba. Grave III. D. 10Born on the 08th March 1921 at Newtown, New South Wales. Son of Robert Colin and Edith Wren, of Morbank, New South Wales, Australia. Grave inscription: 'He Died For King And Country- May God Rest His Soul In Peace'.
18252 WrenchHorace Sergeant416012AustraliaRAAF489 Sqd RNZAF
1943-02-13RAAF Honour Roll
18253 WrightS MPilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command106 Sqd
1944-06-24LancasterILL975ZN-HMetheringham2225PommervalKilledSt-Sever Cemetery Rouen
18254 WrightR WFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command158 Sqd
1944-04-18HalifaxIIILV954NP-QLissett2103TergnierCrashed Rosieres-en-Santerre {Somme}KilledMeharicourt Communal Cemetery
18255 WrightC IFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command163 Sqd
1944-11-06LancasterING256JO-Waddington1646GravenhorstCrash landed at Seething Norfolk
18256 WrightJames StuartFlying OfficerAUS/412746Born on the 26th July 1917 Age 26AustralianPilotRAAFFighter Command168 Sqd
1944-03-16MustangIAM209QC-?RAF Odiham834Photo reconnaissanceSee archive report for further detailsKilledAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension. Plot 6. Row G. Grave 2.Read Archive Report
Son of Arthur Stuart and Charlotte Jane Wright, of 'Springwood', Obley Road, Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia and husband of Mavis Janet Wright, of 'Ierne', Obley Road, Dubbo with whom he married on the 14th July 1938.
18257 WrightN HFlight LieutenantRAAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1942-09-19HalifaxIIW7657TL-LGraveley2001SaarbruckenCrashed at BlesmePoW
18258 WrightC SFlight SergeantA421066RAAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1943-05-23LancasterIIIW4984SR-JBinbrookDortmundCrashed SSE Emmen HollandKilledSchoonebeek General Cemetery
18259 WrightThomas Edward HaroldFlight SergeantAUS/430728Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1945-01-03LancasterINF908PO-CRAF Waddington, Lincolnshire1430Training See archive report for full details KilledRAF Regional Cemetery, Cheshire. Sec. A. Grave 979 Read Archive Report
18260 WrightWilson Harry EmanuelPilot Officer42234230th May 1909 Mosman, NSW, AustraliaAustralianNavigatorRAAFBomber Command467 Sqn RAAF
1944-07-15LancasterIME851PO-BWaddington2219NeversMid-Air Collision with 207 Sqn Lancaster, both aircraft crashing at Lignieres-de-Touraine {Indre-et-Loire}KilledLignieres-De-Touraine Communal Cemetery Row A, Grave 9

Collided with 207 Sqn Lancaster I ME807 EM:S

Son of William Martin Wright and Bertha Wright; husband of Joan Wright, of Bellevue Hill, New South Wales, Australia
18261 WrightAllan WalterSergeantAUS/418609Age 20AustraliaNavigatorRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1943-10-02LancasterIIIED621PO-VRAF Bottesford, Lincolnshire1830MunchenSee archive report for further detailsKilledDurnbach War Cemetery. Grave 7.E.6

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Born on the 22nd February 1923 at Shepperton. Son of Walter Henry (died 01st August 1956, age 72) and Eleanor Annie Wright (nee Mcormack - died 04th April 1941, age 49), of Shepparton East, Victoria, Australia.
18262 WrightJohn RipleySergeant1057411Wireless Operator/Air GunnerRAFVRBomber Command455 Sqd RAAF
1942-04-10HampdenIAT221UB-DRAF Wigsley2146EssenConed by 1/Res Flakscheinw Abt 159, 2/Res Flakscheinw 648 and 3/III/Flak Regt 611. Hit by 1-3/Res Flak Abt 512, 1 & 3/Res Flak Abt 371, 1 & 3/Res Flak Abt 381, 1 & 3 133. Aircraft crashed near Dalrath/Strurzberg at 0051. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1942 -Theo Boiten)KilledRheinberg War Cemetery. Grave 6.C.8.
Read Archive Report
18263 WrightJohnSergeant962564Flight EngineerRAFVRCoastal Command461 Sqd RAAF
1942-08-12Sunderland T9090UT-BRAF Mount Batten, Devon1945Air Sea Rescue See archive report for further details Missing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 97 Read Archive Report
18264 WrightL APilot OfficerRNZAFBomber Command458 Sqd RAAF
1942-03-10HampdenIAT192UB-RWigsley1917Essen?KilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery
18265 WrightWSergeantPilotFighter457 Sqd RAAF
1942-03-28SpitfireVbAA928RodeoInjured
18266 WrightH JSergeantBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-28HalifaxIIIHX233HD-CLeconfield.0024.BerlinKilledBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
18267 WrightThomas KennethFlying Officer768AustraliaRAAF1 Bombing & Gunnery School Evans Head1941-01-16RAAF Honour Roll
18268 WrightFrederick JohnFlight Sergeant30881AustraliaRAAF1 OTU RAF1943-08-07RAAF Honour Roll
18269 WrightAlbert EdwardSergeant1524AustraliaRAAF1 Service Flying Training School Point Cook1940-02-18RAAF Honour Roll
18270 WrightLeslie Newman-SamuelLeading Aircraftman406158AustraliaRAAF1 Service Flying Training School Point Cook1941-01-11RAAF Honour Roll
18271 WrightStanley MountfordPilot Officer422329AustraliaRAAF106 Sqd RAF
1944-06-25RAAF Honour Roll
18272 WrightAllan HerbertFlight Sergeant411424AustraliaRAAF13 Sqd RAAF
1943-12-07RAAF Honour Roll
18273 WrightRobert WallisFlight Sergeant410780AustraliaRAAF158 Sqd RAF
1944-04-18RAAF Honour Roll
18274 WrightJames StuartFlying Officer412746AustraliaRAAF168 Sqd RAF
1944-03-16RAAF Honour Roll
18275 WrightJames GordonSergeant405530AustraliaRAAF2 Sqd RAAF
1942-03-23RAAF Honour Roll
18276 WrightKeith CharlesFlight Sergeant434064AustraliaRAAF2 Sqd RAAF
1944-08-16RAAF Honour Roll
18277 WrightStuart RonaldSergeant414371AustraliaRAAF20 OTU RAF1943-03-12RAAF Honour Roll
18278 WrightFrancis ColinLeading Aircraftman408136AustraliaRAAF26 Flying Training School SRAF1941-05-27RAAF Honour Roll
18279 WrightColin Charles HortonLeading Aircraftman427368AustraliaRAAF4 Service Flying Training School1943-02-09RAAF Honour Roll
18280 WrightCecil CliffordLeading Aircraftman20624AustraliaRAAF4 Sqd RAAF
1943-09-25RAAF Honour Roll
18281 WrightCharles SinclairFlight Sergeant421066AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1943-05-24RAAF Honour Roll
18282 WrightAllan WalterFlight Sergeant418609AustraliaRAAF467 Sqd RAAF
1943-10-03RAAF Honour Roll
18283 WrightThomas Edward HaroldFlight Sergeant430728AustraliaRAAF467 Sqd RAAF
1945-01-03RAAF Honour Roll
18284 WrightWilson Harry EmanuelPilot Officer422342AustraliaRAAF467 Sqd RAAF
1944-07-16RAAF Honour Roll
18285 WrightLeonard DouglasSergeant407758AustraliaRAAF55 OTU RAF1941-12-30RAAF Honour Roll
18286 WrightNoel WilliamSquadron Leader37589AustraliaRAAF77 Sqd RAAF
1943-08-24RAAF Honour Roll
18287 WrightWilliam WallaceWarrant Officer Class IIR/87392CanadianWireless Op/Air GunnerRCAFMiddle East458 Sqd RAAF
1943-07-13WellingtonXIMP629RAF Protville, TunisiaU/KArmed recce off the north east coast of SardiniaMissingKilledMalta Memorial, Panel 11, Column 1Accident report
18288 WrightFredrick JohnFlight SergeantAUS30881AustraliaW/Op Air GunnerRAAF1 TTU (Torpedo Training Unit, Turnberry)1943-08-07WellingtonVlllHX774Turnberry04:34Training on torpedo attacksCrashed into seaKilledRunnymede
RAAF Honour RollSeen flying over sea at 0434 in northerly direction about 600yds south-west of Turnberry airfield, 1/2 mile S of Brest Rock Ayrshire, losing height rapidly. The target ship 'Heliopolis', contacted base and stated that they believed the aircraft had crashed into the sea.
18289 WrightsonDonald TrevorWarrant Officer425400AustraliaRAAF1 Aircraft Depot Laverton1945-03-20RAAF Honour Roll
18290 WulffW HPilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command207 Sqd
1944-12-04LancasterIPB765EM-BSpilsby1637HeilbronnCrashed at Holtzwihr {Haute-Rhin}PoW
18291 WulffNorman LindsayFlight SergeantAUS/413303Age 22AustralianAir/BmrRAAFBomber Command460 Sqd RAAF
1943-10-08LancasterIIIED658AR-ORAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire2313Hannover See archive report for further details PoW No: 1363 Camp: Stalag Muhlberg (Elbe 4B)None - survived the war a href="/caffyn-murray-cameron.html">Read Archive Report
18292 WurtzRobert FredSergeant78791AustraliaRAAF77 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-28RAAF Honour Roll
18293 WycheJack RaymondCorporal12217AustraliaRAAF11 Sqd RAAF
1942-01-21RAAF Honour Roll
18294 WykesL WSergeantBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1944-01-20HalifaxIIIHX312HD-KLeconfield2004MagdeburgCrashed De Lutte {Overijssel}KilledLosser {De Lutte} RC Cemetery
18295 WylesAlanSergeant40126422 February 1911, Prahan, VIC, AustraliaAustralianWireless Operator/Air GunnerRAAFBomber Command50 Sqd
1942-07-29LancasterIR5728VN-LSwinderby1SaarbruckenClaim by Oblt Reinhold Eckardt 7/NJG3 - Braine-le-Comte: 3,800m at 0306. (After claiming this a/c Oblt Eckardt engaged a Halifax and was shot down in the ensuring battle northeast of Melsbroek. Bordfunker Fw Frank safely baled out but Eckardt’s parachute entangled itself on the tail unit of his Bf 110 E-2 (W.Nr. 4494) “D5+AR” and he crashed to his death near Kampenhout in Belgium). (Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1 (details from John Jones)KilledBraine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery Plot II Row C Grave 4.The Lancaster burned, and the a/c dropped its bomb load. Thirty fire bombs landed at the villages of Graty and Silly, fortunately no significant damage was done. The a/c flew a long way to finally explode above Braine-le-Comte. One of the four engines broke through the roof of a school that served as a shelter for German troops. Six soldiers of the Radfahr-Abteilung 23 (belonging to the 23 Infantry Division) were killed instantly, a German was badly wounded and a seventh soldier was slightly wounded. Three houses were set on fire.
18296 WylesAllan Sergeant401264AustraliaRAAF50 Sqd RAF
1942-07-30RAAF Honour Roll
18297 WylieR McKSergeantBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1943-02-25LancasterIIIED526PO-JBottesford1946NurnbergCrashed vicinity of HerzogenaurachKilledDurnbach War Cemetery
18298 WyllieMaxwell Joseph AndrewSergeant40500110 November 1915, Brisbane, QLD, AustraliaAustralianObserverMiD

RAAFBomber Command460 Sqn RAAF
1942-07-02WellingtonIVZ1381UV-HBreighton2327BremenSee Archive Report for detailsPoW Stalag 344 Lamsdorf, Shot and killed near Kraków on 22nd April 1943Initially buried in Kressendorf Cemetery (Krzeszowice)

British Military Cemetery in Krakow Cemetery, Poland, Plot 1 Row C, Grave 13.
18299 WyllieAndrew MacGregorSergeant412799AustraliaRAAF2 Flyingg Instruments School RAF1942-12-28RAAF Honour Roll
18300 WyllieMaxwell Joseph AndrewSergeant405001AustraliaRAAF460 Sqd RAAF
1943-04-22RAAF Honour Roll

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