Alfred William Alley Born 1891 - Died 20 April 1917 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number9872 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankCorporal AWMMAustralian Field Artillery, 1st Division, Trench Mortar Battery AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 ReligionAnglican, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth1891 AWMM Place of birthThames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesHikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Boilermaker AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentPre 12 Oct 1915 144 Renwick Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Clara Alley (Aunt), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 24 Jan 1916 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns1914-1919 Western Front AWMM1914-1919 Western Front AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9872 AWMM Military service4 1/2 years New Zealand Infantry - Discharged when leaving Dominion. AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers 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 Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 12 October 1915 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 24 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 Vessel was Berrima AWMMPrivate AWMM; 1 Field Artillery Brigade - 12 to 16 Reinforcements (November 1915 - April 1916) AWMM; Australian Imperial Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM5 feet 6 inches AWMMDistinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMMold Hernia Scar on left side AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM26 July 1916 : Wounded in action in France (remained at Duty) AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMMAustralian Field Artillery, 1st Division, Trench Mortar Battery AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Alfred Alley was the son of Charles and Emily Alley. Brother of C.R. Alley & D.C. Alley. AWMM 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 Cemetery nameBedford House Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium AWMM Grave referenceEnclosure No. 21. D.11 AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary 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 My Great Uncle - Brother of my great grandmother Nora Ngahuia Alley xxxx Public - Kathleen - Other Relative - 20 April 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C21756Further Reference Documents Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.