Robert Charles VALE

Regimental number3878
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolChilwell State School, Geelong, Victoria
Address2 Bond Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lavinia May Vale, 2 Bond Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date27 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 36), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Sophia VALE; husband of Lavinia M. VALE, 471 Latrobe Terrace, Geelong, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal