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Joseph Henry DALE

Regimental number3313
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLengthsman
AddressBarringha, QNR, via Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Evelyn Dale, Barringha, QNR, via Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in the Royal Field Artillery, British Army; 4 years in 1st Class A Reserve.
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 July 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth DALE
Discharge date5 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Hororata', 28 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 August 1915; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Brisbane, 5 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death30 November 1937
Age at death67
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALE Joseph Henry

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