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Alfred William Alley

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  • Service number
    9872 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    Australian Field Artillery, 1st Division, Trench Mortar Battery AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Allen E.J. - Allwill J.R. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred William AWMM
  • Surname
    Alley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9872 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    1891 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    • Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • To Australia at 24 years Public - Brian - Researcher - 10 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1679055/
  • Birth notes
    Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Boilermaker AWMM
    • WW1 Gunner Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 Oct 1915 144 Renwick Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Clara Alley (Aunt), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 Jan 1916 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9872 AWMM
  • Military service
    4 1/2 years New Zealand Infantry - Discharged when leaving Dominion. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      MM 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 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 12 October 1915 AWMM
    • WW1 AIF, Field Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Age on enlistment
    • WW1 24 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1 Vessel was Berrima AWMM
      Private AWMM
      1 Field Artillery Brigade - 12 to 16 Reinforcements (November 1915 - April 1916) AWMM
      Australian Imperial Force AWMM
    • WW1 17 December 1915 AWMM from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia AWMM HMAT A35 - 17-Dec-1915 AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 6 inches AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      old Hernia Scar on left side AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      26 July 1916 : Wounded in action in France (remained at Duty) AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    Australian Field Artillery, 1st Division, Trench Mortar Battery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alfred Alley was the son of Charles and Emily Alley. Brother of C.R. Alley & D.C. Alley. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    26 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bedford House Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Enclosure No. 21. D.11 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • My Great Uncle - Brother of my great grandmother Nora Ngahuia Alley xxxx
    Public - Kathleen - Other Relative - 20 April 2015

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