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Rupert Edward HALE

Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraftsman
Address'Wywood', Benboyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maud Elizabeth Hale, 'Wywood', Benboyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Captain
Unit name5th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Themistocles on 19 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Infantry Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


For excellent work as Staff Captain since the Brigade arrived in France and particularly during the period at Pozieres.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 18 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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