Alley George Kenneth

SURNAME Alley
NAME George Kenneth
PLACE-BIRTH Mossman
OCCUPATION Labourer
PLACE-ENLISTMENT Cairns
DATE-ENLISTMENT 4/11/1916
NEXT-OF-KIN George Gorham Alley, father, Gordonvale
LINK-TO-DOUGLAS SHIRE Born in Mossman
REGIMENT-1 52nd Battalion
RANK Private
CAMPAIGN-1 Western Front
DATE-DISCHARGED 1/04/1919
OTHER-INFO Awarded the 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal
STORY-OUTLINE George Kenneth Alley was born at Mossman and enlisted in Cairns in November 1916, occupation labourer. He was assigned to the 52nd Battalion and fought on the Western Front. He returned to Australia in December 1918 and was discharged in April 1919. It is likely the George's father, George Gorham Alley, became a cane farmer in Gordonvale, the Alley family is well-known there.
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