Name: Albert Edward WrightRank: SergeantService Number: 1524Service: No. 1 Service Flying Training School,Royal Australian Air ForceDate of Birth: August 28, 1904Place of Birth: Halifax, Nova ScotiaDate of Enlistment:UnknownPlace of Enlistment:Laverton, Victoria County, AustraliaAddress at Enlistment:Laverton, Victoria County, AustraliaAge at Enlistment:UnknownMarital Status: MarriedReligion: Roman CatholicNext of Kin:Ivy Wright (Wife)Date of Death:February 18, 1940Age:35Cemetery: Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Fawkner, Moreland City, Victoria, AustraliaGrave: Roman Catholic Plot, Compt. R, Grave 2212Albert Edward Wright was the son of William Wright and Hanna Wright. It is not known when Albert moved to Australia, but he was living there when he married Ivy Edna Rubina Simons (1908-1983) of Melbourne, Victoria County, Australia, in 1929. Ivy and Albert had one son, Noel Wright (1931-1998). Albert enlisted in Australia in the Royal Australian Air Force and was stationed at the No. 1 Service Flying Training School. No. 1 SFTS is one of the Air Force's original units, dating back to the service's formation in 1921, when it was established at RAAF Point Cook, Victoria. By the early 1930s, the school comprised training, fighter, and seaplane components. It was re-formed several times in the ensuing years, initially as No. 1 Service Flying Training School (No. 1 SFTS) in 1940, under the wartime Empire Air Training Scheme. After graduating nearly 3,000 pilots, No. 1 SFTS was disbanded in late 1944, when there was no further requirement to train Australian aircrew for service in Europe.Albert was serving at No. 1 SFTS in Point Cook, Victoria County, Australia, and died of natural causes on February 18, 1940.Albert was interred at the Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery in Fawkner, Moreland City, Victoria County, Australia.Albert Edward Wright 's name also appears on panel 117 of the Roll of Honour in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial.