Raymond E. Wright
Born 12 May 1923
Died 11 January 1944
332nd Bomber Squadron, 94th Bomber Group, Heavy, 8th Air Force.
Buried Forrest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN

Aircraft 42-3530 was on a mission to Oschersleben, Germany, and was shot down by enemy aircraft and crashed near Watenstedt, 15 miles South of Helmstedt A/Fd, Germany.

Crew members
Pilot 2nd Lt Elza B. Fairchild
Co-Pilot 2nd Lt Kenneth S. Amberg
Navigator 2nd Lt Charles R. Watkins
Bombardier 2nd Lt John H. McCarthy
Engineer / Top Turret Gunner S/Sgt Joseph M. Pippin
Radio Operator S/Sgt Alonzo H. Christian
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt Theodore W. Violette
Waist Gunner S/Sgt Samuel H. Diamond,
Waist Gunner Sgt Raymond E. Wright (9KIA);
S/Sgt Edward E. Hunt was the only survivor and was taken Prisoner of war and sent to Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow, Germany.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 May 1923
  • Date of death: 11 January 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 332nd Bomber Squadron, 94th Bomber Group, Heavy
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Forrest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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