Norman Forrest AWMM
Also known as
- WWI 10983 AWMM
- WWII 568260 AWMM
POW liberation details
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- Height, Unknown Period AWMM
5 feet 9.5 inches AWMM
- Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
10 stone 9 pounds AWMM
- Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
- Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
Blue / Grey AWMM
- Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
- Height, WWII AWMM
5 feet 9.75 inches (Personel File) - 5 feet 11 inches (Family Source) AWMM
- Hair colour, WWII AWMM
- Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
Admitted to St John's Ambulance Brigade Hospital, Etaples, from 26 September 1917 to 2 November 1917 with contusions. AWMM
His father's later address during World War I was 36 O'Neil St, Ponsonby, Auckland.
He was promoted to Company Quartermaster Sergeant on 23 September 1918.
Sergeant Alcock was appointed to a commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the Territorial Force in World War II (serial number 568260).He was appointed to that rank on 6 May 1942.
Lieutenant Alcock was transferred from the 4th (Works) Company to the Defence Engineer Service Corps on 28 April 1942; he became an instructor in that unit on 21 August 1942.
Lieutenant Alcock was posted to the Reserve of Officers list in 1944, and the Retired list in 1956.
There is a discrepancy as to Sergeant Alcock's date of birth: his World War I records (and Dept of Internal Affairs Notification of Death) list his year of birth as 1895, while his World War II records list it as 1896. AWMM
3 March 1967 AWMM
Age 71 AWMM
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Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block H 08 Plot 103 AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
30: 18 AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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