Cecil Maurice Edmund DALE

DALE, Cecil Maurice Edmund

Service Number: 4542
Enlisted: 24 August 1915, Enlisted to Perth, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Little Hampton, Sussex, England, 20 April 1896
Home Town: Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Joiner
Died: Bromley, Greater London, England, 27 September 1978, aged 82 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Greenwich Cemetery, London, England
Cremated on 5 October 1978 at Greenwich, Greater London, England
Memorials: East Victoria Park Memorial Wall, Victoria Park War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4542, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Enlisted to Perth, WA
16 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Later reverted to Private on 2 April 1916 when taken on strength with the 48th Battalion
12 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, 4542, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle
12 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, 4542, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Miltiades embarkation_ship_number: A28 public_note: ''
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 48th Infantry Battalion
20 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 48th Infantry Battalion
6 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4542, 48th Infantry Battalion
5 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 12th Light Trench Mortar Battery, Transferred from the 48th Battalion
19 Jul 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 48th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 12th Light Trench Mortar
25 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4542, 48th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 5th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edmund Dale and Sarah Uranie Dale of Guildford Road, Victoria Park, WA. Cecil was christened on 8 June 1896

Husband of Eveline Challis Dale nee Sibun. Cecil and Eveline were married on 26 September 1918 at High Street, Kirkcaldy, England

In October 1924 Cecil was residing at 132 Malpas Road, Brockley, England

Commenced return to Australia aboard HT Konigin Louise on 21 June 1919 disembarking on 2 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal