George Frederick DALE

Regimental number1100
Place of birthMelton, Yorkshire, England
SchoolWorksop College, Nottinghamshire, England
Other trainingSurveyor
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address385 Market Street, Melton, Yorkshire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Dale, 385 Market Street, Melton, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1915
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Sp. Mem. Row B, Grave No. 46), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915.

Killed in action, No 2 Post, Apex, 19 September 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALE George Frederick