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Robert A. Dale


8th Batt.

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: A. Todd
  • Plaque: 1945

Additional Info

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Born in Grenville, Ballarat, Victoria and Bank clerk by occupation, Robert Archibald Dale was 23 years and single when enlisted on the 23rd of October 1915 in the 8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 4768. Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 'Wiltshire' on the 7th of March 1916. On the 29th of July 1916 joined Battalion, France. Appointed Lance Corporal on the 13th of October 1917; admitted to Hospital sick on the 5th of March 1918; discharged to Base Depot from L of C Hospital ex Sick on the 6th of May 1918. Promoted temporary Corporal on the 13th of September 1918. Returned to Australia per 'Soudan' ex Devonport on the 12th of May 1919. Disembarked on the 13th of August 1919 and Discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 29th of June 1919 with the Termination of Period of Enlistment. Family/military connections Brother: 4767 Private Alfred Gregory Dale, 8th Battalion, killed in action on the 20th of September 1917. War service: Western Front Tree No. 1945

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour