Alec Andries Mally (a Coloured man) was born on the 15th of May 1919 and was a Carpenter prior to enlistment. Mally reported on 15th April 1942 to Du Toit Barracks to begin his training and in May 1942 was posted to “1st Battalion”(Assumed Cape Corps), spending time at multiple training units. March 1943, Mally left South Africa as part of the 20th Field Ambulance in April 1943 left for Egypt and disembarked at Suez on the 5th of May 1943. On the 1st of October 1944 he was promoted to Temporary L/Cpl. He was eventually transferred on the 25th of Jan 1945 to the 5th Field Squadron and arrived back in South Africa on the 20th of Jan 1946, and was tanked on strength at the transfer camp in Ladysmith, before being discharged on the 30th of April 1946.
This group is accompanied by scanned copies of his service cards.