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Herbert Batty DALE

Regimental number1352
Date of birth20 October 1896
Place of birthWindsor, Victoria
SchoolFitzroy Street State School, St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
AddressArgyle Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Dale, 69 Argyle Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1916
Discharge date--/10/1916
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded slightly three times, Gallipoli; invalided to Egypt with rheumatism, September 1915; served in the school of instruction until July 1916; arrived back in Melbourne, August 1916; discharged as medically unfit.

Pte Dale was one of 11 men of out 236 who went out who answered the roll after the charge of the 14th Bn on 8 August 1915 ('The All-Australia Memorial: Victoria Section')

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