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|Pilot Flight Sergeant Ronald Wilfred Albrecht, 438630 (MIA / KIA) Wellington, NZ
MIA January 15, 1945 at 7:24pm
Built by Vought. Constructors Number 4919. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F4U-1A Corsair bureau number 49672. Disassembled shipped oversea to the South Pacific and reassembled. Assigned to the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC).
Assigned to the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) as Corsair serial number NZ5287. On May 5, 1944 BOC by Unit 60 on Espiritu Santo. On May 25, 1944 assigned to 15 Squadron with code "R" and "87" on Guadalcanal. Next, on June 5, 1944 assigned to 18 Squadron. Then on October 3, 1944 assigned to 22 Squadron. Finally, in January 1945 assigned to 16 Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.
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