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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: Military personnel file
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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