Nisan Pessachowitz

Aircraftman 1st Class, 973 Balloon Squadron
Service number 774876
Died 10 Aug 1941
Buried Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Age 40

Nisan was born in 1901 in Tel Aviv. He married Rivka Ariev-Ariav in 1925 in Cairo, Egypt. Nisan and Rivka had three children, Uri, Chana and Nehama. Nisan also served in the Royal Fusiliers in the First World War.

The Operational Record Book for 973 Squadron states that Nisan died by drowning on the 10th August 1941.

In the Palestine Gazette of 2nd July 1942, Nisan’s widow Rivka applied to be the guardian of her three children.