Stretford WW2 

Stanley Wright

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:050 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Bomber Command
Country of burial:IrelandGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Blessington (St. Mary's) Churchyard
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
Part of a crew of four, he took off from RAF Lindholme in a Hampden Bomber
Mark 1 - No. AD730VN piloted by Pilot Officer J.K. Hill, for a bombing
operation to Berlin (the target that all aircrews dreaded).  On their
return, they overflew England and the Irish Sea and ended up crashing on a
hillside close to Blessington, County Wicklow, south west of Dublin.

The entire crew of four died in the crash and are buried together in the
north east corner of Blessington Churchyard.

M.I. "Thy Kingdon Come".

The other crew members were:-

Pilot Officer John Kenneth Hill (aged 23) of East Croydon, Surrey - the
Sergeant John Thomas Lamb (aged 20) of Carlisle, Cumbria - also a pilot.
Sergeant Frederick Henry Erdwin - the Wireless Operator/Air Gunner.

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