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Full Name
David Clifford Alley
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
David Clifford
Surname
Alley
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12/2932
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
C. Alley (father), Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Hikutaia, Thames, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt (20-30 November 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
11
Campaigns
Somme
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
26 September 1916
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
  • Private Alley was the son of the late Mr. C. Alley.
  • David's brothers also served in World War I.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Allen E.J. - Allwill J.R. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source
Further References
360 photographic view, Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, France. URL: http://www.todayisfree.com/360-173-New-Zealand-monument-173
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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