Serial Number: NZ422297
RNZAF Trade: Pilot
Date of Enlistment: 1942
Rank Achieved: Flying Officer
Date of Birth:
Personal Details: Norman was the eldest son of Mr. Eric Edwin Lord and Mrs. Louisa Katharine Lord, of Putaruru, and grandson of Mr and Mrs R.A. Martin of Roto-o-Rangi. Norman was brought up by his grandparents at Roto-o-Rangi where he lived before the war with his brother Martin Lord.
He was married to Colleen for 59 years till her death in 2010, and he has two daughters, who are now Bev Lord-Taylor and Robynne Surtees.
Service Details: Norman trained at No 3 Service Flying Training School, at Calgary in Canada, on Course No 70. He passed his course and was made a Sergeant in April 1943. He then went onto Britain. At this stage nothing more is known
Today: Norman lives at Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia (as of April 2015), and is aged 94.
Connection with Cambridge: Norman Lord lived at Roto-o-Rangi with his grandparents before joining the RNZAF
Thanks to: Bev Lord-Taylor for an update on the whereabouts of Norman Lord. Hopefully we can get more info on him very soon.