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Alford, Kenneth (Frederick Joseph Ricketts)

Born: 1881 AD
Died: 1945 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Composers


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.


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