ALCOCK [DFC], Charles Raymond

Charles Raymond Alcock (1921–2015) followed his father’s footsteps into the field of agriculture. Ernest Simpson Alcock was an early (1904) graduate of Roseworthy College, where his son was later to study as a scholarship student. Ray’s childhood was spent on the Kybybolite Experimental Farm in the south-east of SA, where his father was employed as a supervisor. From Roseworthy, Ray left to serve in World War II, later with the RAF in Britain, gaining a DFC for his efforts. Awarded the DFC for " For courage and devotion to duty in flying operations against the enemy." Funeral notice - Hope Valley Tea Tree Gully Adelaide South Australia , 8 September 2015, aged 93 years.

Last Name
ALCOCK [DFC]
Given Names
Charles Raymond
Service Number
417777
Distinguished Flying Cross
YES
Course Details
WAGS Course 30, 1 W.A.G.S Gallantry Citations
Intake Date
17/09/1942
Finish Date
03/03/1943
To
3 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
23/10/1945 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
ACOS Hereford
Rank
Flying Officer
Notes

Charles Raymond Alcock (1921–2015) followed his father’s footsteps into the field of agriculture. Ernest Simpson Alcock was an early (1904) graduate of Roseworthy College, where his son was later to study as a scholarship student. Ray’s childhood was spent on the Kybybolite Experimental Farm in the south-east of SA, where his father was employed as a supervisor. From Roseworthy, Ray left to serve in World War II, later with the RAF in Britain, gaining a DFC for his efforts. Awarded the DFC for " For courage and devotion to duty in flying operations against the enemy." Funeral notice - Hope Valley Tea Tree Gully Adelaide South Australia , 8 September 2015, aged 93 years.

1 WAGS - ALCOCK Charles Raymond - 417777

Acknowledgements

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