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Charles Claus GALE

Regimental number9
Date of birth--/08/1892
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPublic servant
AddressEducation Department, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMr Charles Thomas Gale (Wertheim), Moorabool Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name10th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF38
Promotion date: 19 August 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: Staff Eductn Serv
Promotion date: 9 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 28 September 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30
Date: 25 March 1920

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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