Friday, August 24, 2007

Group Capt Allan R. Wright DFC AFC 1920-2015

Allan Wright was a veteran of the Battle of France and is one of the original "Hunting Party" for which No 92 Squadron was famed. Having served with 92 Squadron throughout 1940, he was posted to 59 OTU in July 1941, this picture having been taken in June 1941 while the squadron was based at Biggin Hill. While with No 92 squadron he amassed 10 destroyed, 3 shared destroyed, 2 possibles, 5 probables and 6 damaged. In 1943 while flying night missions in Bristol Beaufighters he added 1 Ju 88 destroyed and 1 Ju88 damaged