Flying Officer John Hammond WRIGHT (50580), Royal Air Force, No. 156 Squadron
WRIGHT, John Hammond, F/O (50580, Royal Air Force) - No.156 Squadron - Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 15 October 1943.
Citation from Air Ministry Bulletin 11720.
This officer is now on his second tour of operations.. He is a keen and efficient wireless operator and has, on many occasions, flown his aircraft safely back to base after encounters with enemy defences in the target area.
This officer was appointed to a Signals Leader post at an Operational Training Unit but preferred to continue operations with his former captain. He has always displayed coolness and efficiency in the performance of his duties.
Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday.