Herbert Lewis GALE


GALE, Herbert Lewis

Service Number: 17341
Enlisted: 13 July 1940
Last Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 13 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Northam, Western Australia, 15 January 1918
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia , 5 July 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Adelaide River War Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 17341
13 Jul 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Leading Aircraftman, No. 13 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Mr and Mrs H. J. Gale of Northam, WA

LAC Gale 17341 (Mess Steward) of Number 13 Squadron was fatally wounded on a hunting expedition