The AIF Project

George Thomas DALE

Regimental number702
Place of birthBox Hill, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressToora, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Dale, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 16 months in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPlugge's Plateau Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary Ann DALE, Alberton Road, Maanah, Tasmania, and the late Thomas DALE. Native of Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3718 Pte Frederick DALE, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance, Egypt, 6 February 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 11 February 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 April 1915.

Reported wounded in action, 25 April 1915.

Confirmed killed in action, 25 April 1915.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DALE George Thomas

Print format