James Albert Thomas Bale enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria at the age of 23 on the 6th of August 1915. He had been born in Ballarat, Victoria was single, and was employed as a Driver. He volunteered and was stationed with the 3rd Light Horse Regiment later transferring to the 1st Divisional Train with the Regimental number 9366. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 8th of September 1919. Tree number 2964.