DUNCAN FRANK WRIGHT

Army - Staff Serjeant

Glider Pilot Regiment

1 Wing

DIED
06 June 1944
AGE
25
SERVICE NO.
1509818

HISTORICAL CONTEXT

He was a pilot of Horsa Glider Chalk CN74. It crashed close to Ch√Ęteau de Grangues, Grangues, Normandy. His co-pilot was killed in the crash but he survived. He was captured and held with other survivors of 591 (Antrim) Parachute Squadron who had also crashed nearby. But he was amongst the group of men who were executed in the early hours of 06 June.

MEMORIAL LOCATION

Column 13

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