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Earle Alexander BALE

Regimental number1466
Place of birthLawrence New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCoachsmith
AddressBurnett Street, Ballina, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs H W Bale, Burnett Street, Ballina, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Bravery and devotion to duty at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 9 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 23 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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