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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