John Samuel Thomas DALE

DALE, John Samuel Thomas

Service Number: 827
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Enlisted at Rutherglen, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Machine Gun Company
Born: Lancefield, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Coreen, Corowa Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Rouen, France at 7.30am, 24 November 1916
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block O, Plot 11, Row L, Grave 2 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the dearly loved son of Mr. & Mrs. H. Dale of Coreen, N.S.W. Commemorated in the Corowa Old Cemetery,NSW, St Sever Cemetery Extension, Haute-Normandie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Daysdale & District WW1 Honour Roll, Daysdale Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 827, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rutherglen, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, 827, 24th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, 827, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
18 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 827, Multiple gunshot wounds to the back, right arm and left hand
24 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 827, 6th Machine Gun Company, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 827 awm_unit: 6th Australian Machine Gun Company awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-11-24

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Hugh and Rebecca Caroline Dale of Marybrook Farm, Coreen, NSW; brother of Charles Richard Dale who was too younng to serve in WW1

MEdals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal