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Sydney Sergeant Alcock

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Biography for Sydney Alcock. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ab - B. Archives New Zealand (R17845607-0056). CC-BY 2.0.

Biography for Sydney Alcock. RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Sergeant AWMM
  • Surname
    Alcock AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ39979 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 April 1919 RNZAF Biographies (R17845607) Newcastle-upon-TyneEngland RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Parents: Mr & Mrs J. Alcock, 7 Tannadyce Street, Strathmore Park, Seaton, Wellington AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Pilot/Military RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Edna Marjorie Alcock, of Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand

    Sergeant Alcock was the pilot in a Hurricane on a training exercise when he struck trees and crashed.

    There is a reference to the loss of Sid Alcock in the diary of Sergeant Pilot Raymond Herbert John Broady (NZ39691). [Ref. MS 883]

    Attended Rongotai College and Wellington Technical College (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845607)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    EastonLancashire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Annan Cemetery, Dumfriesshire, Scotland AWMM Sec. R. Extn. 2. Grave 33. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Broady, Raymond Herbert John. Papers, 1911 - 1942. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-883. AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Ab - B. Archives New Zealand (R17845607) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing]. Archives New Zealand (R17845747) AWMM

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