Aley, Herbert James

Regimental Number: 1018568
Rank: Private
Branch: 232nd Battalion; 5th Battalion

Herbert was born in Essex, England on November 28, 1892. He and his brother came to Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan as young men. In June of 1916, Herbert enlisted in the Canadian Army. Following the war, he returned to Saskatchewan and sent for his sweetheart to join him. The Aleys remained in Saskatchewan for about ten years. In 1929, Herbert filed on NE 26-77-2-W6 and SE 2-78-2-W6. Mrs. Aley died in 1945, and Herbert died in Spirit River in August of 1968.

Sources: Grooming the Grizzly p. 244