|Pilot F/O Peter Shiers Rishworth, 412740 (MIA / KIA) Masterton, Wellington, NZ
MIA November 22, 1943 at 06:45 hours
Built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York. Constructors Number 28784. Assigned U. S. Army serial number 42-105022. Disassembled and shipped overseas and reassembled.
Delivered to the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) as Kittyhawk serial number NZ3169. Assigned to 18 Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.
On November 22, 1943 this P-40 crashed into the sea off the Treasury Islands at approximately 06:45 hours.
Rishworth was officially declared dead the day of the mission. He is commemorated at the Bourail Memorial at Bourail War Cemetery.
CWGC - Peter Shiers Rishworth
ADF Serials - Kittyhawk NZ3169
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile
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May 3, 2016