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|Pilot P/O Peter George Moore, 4212771 (MIA / KIA) Auckland
Crashed May 31, 1945 at 11:30am
Built by Vought. Constructors Number 5661. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F4U-1A Corsair bureau number 50414. Disassembled and loaded as cargo aboard USS Winnebago Bay. On July 19, 1944 departed the United States as part of defense aid to New Zealand.
Assigned to the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) as Corsair serial number NZ5459 with fuselage code 459. On September 2, 1944 reassembled by Unit 60 on Espiritu Santo. On November 9, 1944 assigned to 15 Squadron. During May 1945, assigned to 14 Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.
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