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Family of Norman Lancelot ALCOCK and IDA Ottilie ZANDER

Husband: Norman Lancelot ALCOCK (1916-2005)
Wife: IDA Ottilie ZANDER (1920-1999)
Children: Robert WAYNE ALCOCK (1949- )
Marriage 1 May 1948 St Stephens Adelaide

Husband: Norman Lancelot ALCOCK


Norman Lancelot ALCOCK, Lance 1

Name: Norman Lancelot ALCOCK1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 7 Oct 1916 Blythe SA
Occupation Farmer
Death 13 Aug 2005 (age 88) Mt Burr SA
Burial 23 Aug 2005 Millicent Cemetery SA
Plot A792 Buried with Ida

Wife: IDA Ottilie ZANDER

Name: IDA Ottilie ZANDER
Sex: Female
Father: Andreas Hermann ZANDER (1877-1943)
Mother: ANNA Martha GIERSCH (1889-1926)
Birth 26 Apr 1920 Eudunda Nursing Home dist Kapunda2
Occupation Home-maker
Death 16 Apr 1999 (age 78)
Burial "04/1999" Millicent Cemetery SA
Plot A792 Buried with Lance

Child 1: Robert WAYNE ALCOCK

Name: Robert WAYNE ALCOCK1
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: WILMA Imree SHARP (1949- )
Spouse 2: x X ( - )
Children: MARTIN ALCOCK (1969- )
CRAIG Robert ALCOCK (1976- )
CRAIG Robert ALCOCK (1976- )
Birth 17 Sep 1949 Penola SA
Occupation Farmer

Note on Husband: Norman Lancelot ALCOCK

Lance was a member of Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Lex Halliday's crew all from 23 Squadron, RAAF, in front of their United States, Consolidated B-24 J Liberator, christened 'Toddy', with the nose art showing a caricature of an angry Donald Duck throwing a bomb. The aircraft is part of the 531st Squadron, United States Army Air Force (USAAF), 380th Bombardment Group (BG) of the United States 5th Air Force. Identified from left standing: 417189 Flying Officer (FO) Arthur Eric Holloway, 2nd Pilot; 415233 Flt Lt William Frank Cordingley, Bomb Aimer; 406480 Flt Lt Lex Halliday, Captain; 408988 Flt Lt Alan Henry Gawler, Navigator; 120746 Sergeant (Sgt) (later Warrant Officer) Francis Jeffrey Douglas Mathias, Flight Engineer. Front row: 416817 Warrant Officer (WO) Norman Lancelot Alcock, Wireless Air Gunner (WAG); 69660 Sgt Jack Francis Piggott, Tail Gunner; 400634 Flt Lt Charles Edward Liefman, Mid Upper Gunner; Sgt D G Bartell, Nose Gunner; 28639 Sgt John James Hinter, Belly Gunner. Absent: Flt Lt L Badman, WAG. This particular aircraft has a bomb log showing 22 missions. The four US Heavy Bombardment squadrons (528th, 529th, 530th & 531st), that made up the 380th BG were based in the Northern Territory, Australia, from May 1943 to February 1945 and were under Australian (rather than American) operational control. After February 1945 these squadrons rejoined the United States 5th Air Force BGs based on Mindoro Island, Philippines.3


1Barry Zander, "Family Historian Projects Zander Carter Prior". Record originated in...
2Sth Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society, "South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1907-1928 Volume 7 T-Z" (Digital Documents Adelaide SA).
3"War Record" (