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Frank Leslie HALE

Regimental number1716
Place of birthNathalia, Victoria
SchoolState Schools
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressDorakin via Wickepin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Stanley Thomas Dale, Dorakin via Wickepin, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWent into Camp June, 1916. Sailed for Egypt July 25th.
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23.11
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, GRave No. 157), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stanley and Emily HALE, Keane Street, Belmont Park, Western Australia. Native of Nathalia, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHis older brother Pte H.G.Hale No. 964 killed in action at Pozieres, 5th August, 1916.

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