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Full Name
William Lewis Alcock
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William Lewis
Surname
Alcock
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
11842
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs A. Alcock (mother), Wingatui, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Wingatui, Otago, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
26 Canto Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 8
Campaigns
Germany
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Germany
Date of Death
10 February 1941
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Died while Prisoner of War
Cemetery Name
Prague War Cemetery, Czech Republic
Grave Reference
III. C. 4
Biographical Notes
Son of Albert and Annie Agnes Alcock, of Wingatui, Otago, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News 10 December 1941
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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