Alfred William Alley 1891 - 20 April 1917 Key details Contribute › Service number9872 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeCorporal AWMMAustralian Field Artillery, 1st Division, Trench Mortar Battery AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories P … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesAlfred William AWMM SurnameAlley AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9872 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionAnglicanChristian AWMM Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth1891 AWMM Place of birthThamesCoromandel DistrictWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesHikutaiaThamesNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMBoilermaker AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 12 October 1915 AWMM144 Renwick StreetRedfernSydneyNew South WalesAustralia AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Clara Alley (Aunt)HikutaiaThamesNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 24 January 1916 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns1914-1919 AWMMWestern Front AWMM1914-1919 AWMMWestern Front AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9872 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMilitary Medal (MM) AWMMMM awarded 24 April 1917. 'For gallant conduct during enemy attack on Noreuil on the morning of the 15.4.17. Bdr Alley went out and unaided carried in a wounded man a distance of about 200 yards across No Man's Land under enemy machinegun and artillery fire. Later when volunteers were called for to go out as stretcher bearers and bring in the wounded this N.C.O. was the first to volunteer and organised his gun detachment into bearer parties. He set a fine example to the men in his detachment. (SGD) H.B.W. Major- General, Commanding 1st Aust. Division AWMM1914-1915 Star AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMM12 October 1915 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM24 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM24 January 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM24 January 1916 AWMMAustralian Imperial Force (AIF) AWMM1 Field Artillery Brigade - 12 to 16 Reinforcements (November 1915 - April 1916) AWMMBerrima AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeightUnknown Period AWMM5 feet 6 inches AWMMDistinguishing marksUnknown Period AWMMold Hernia Scar on left side AWMMKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMMAustralian Field Artillery, 1st Division, Trench Mortar Battery AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Alfred Alley was the son of Charles and Emily Alley. Brother of C.R. Alley & D.C. Alley. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death20 April 1917 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathBelgium AWMM Death notesBelgium AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameBedford House CemeteryIeperBelgium AWMM Grave referenceEnclosure No. 21. D.11 AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Alfred William Alley by laying a poppy. Arthur Oscar Alleway Alfred Keith Alley Alfred William Alley Charles Henry Alley Charles Robert Alley Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Alfred William Alley Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used Documents Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.