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Alford, Kenneth

Born: 1881 AD
Died: 1945 AD

1881 – Kenneth Alford was born in London on the 21st of February.

1895 – He joined the Royal Irish Regiment as a musician.

1914 – Composed the march tune "Colonel Bogey March".

1927 – He was commissioned into the Royal Marines as a Director of Music.

1944 – He retired with the rank of Major.

1945 – He died in Reigate, Surrey on the 15th of May.