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Edward GALE

Regimental number8399
Place of birthChichester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWheelwright
Address16 Thomson Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Beatrice Spragg, yacht Gitana, South Hayling, Hants, England
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal (Wheeler)
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollW/S/SGT
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

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

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