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Charles Mowbray GALES

Regimental number8085
Date of birth31 August 1890
Place of birthGateshead-on Tyne, England
Address29 Granville Street, Gateshead-on-Tyne, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriot Gales, 29 Granville Street, Gateshead-on-Tyne, England
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Wheeler)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Rollaustralian Army Ordnance Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Medaille d'Honneur en Argent

Recommendation date: 30 August 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

Work at Passchendale, Morlancourt, Villers-Bretonneux and Rosieres.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Medaille D'Honneur Avec Glaives (en Argent)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

Discharge date24 August 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium

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