|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||State School, Victoria|
|Other training||Technical College; University of Melbourne, victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Park Mansions Park Street, South Yarra, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Frederick Sale, Sulky, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'For excellent work at Pozieres and plucky endurance under heavy fire. He has distinguished himself by an untiring devotion to duty and his gallant bearing in action.'
Bar to Military Cross
'For most conspicuous gallantry in action. during the attack on 4th Oct. at BROODSEINDE this officer led his Company with the greatest dash and gallantry showing considerable coolness and initiative throughout but particularly during the half hour preceding the attack when the Battalion was heavily shelled on the J.O.T. Throughout the attack his courage was a continual source of inspiration to his men. On the final objective he practically superintended the whole of the consolidation, and owing to his keen grasp of the situation, sent back most valuable and complete reports.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||No date of fate entered on Nominal Roll.|
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Bar to Military Cross
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his company during an attack, and in the half hour preceeding it, when the battalion was heavily shelled. On the final objective he superintended practically the whole consolidation, and sent back most valuable reports.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Medals: Military Cross and Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||35|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SALE Frederick|