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Edwin James GALE

Regimental number881
Place of birthYacka South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressYacka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gale, Yacka, South Australia
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 5), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth GALE, Yacka, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 282 Pte Samual Henry GALE, 8th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 22 march 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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