• Edward George Dale

Army / Flying Corps
  • 48th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 26th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 7th Brigade
  • Private

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    Unknown
  • Birth

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Stories and comments
    • AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Friday, 15 June 2018

    Roll of Honour Edward George Dale Service number 3030 Rank Private Unit 26th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 28 October 1917 Place of Death Belgium Cause of Death Died of wounds Place of Association East Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

    • AWM and NAA records by Gary Parsons researcher 26th Bn.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Friday, 15 June 2018

    28/10/17 D.O.W. Wounded Passchendaele 27/10/17. 26th Bn in front line at Broodseinde Ridge on 27/10/17. (Red Cross 3rd C.C.S. Hurdcott Pte Frederick Charles Squires 3538 26th Bn. Died at the 3rd C.C.S. at Poperinghe. O.C. 3rd C.C.S. Died From Wound To Right Leg On 28/10/17. Sgt Lawrence Forbes Lovett 1001 26th Bn – He was wounded at Passchendaele on 27/10/17. Pte Alexander Cunningham 3470 26th Bn – At Zonnebeke Ridge he had just got into the support line when he was hit by a shell. Leg blown off. Friend of mine, Bill (William James) Watts 3159 26th Bn carried him out. Pte William James Watts 3158 26th Bn – Great Pal of mine. Nearly always together, Queensland, Blighty and back in France. It was our first night back in the trenches after England. We had hardly taken over when a shell came our way and killed two and wounded three about 11.00pm on night 27/10/17. He was by my side and I got volounteers to carry him about 2 miles and got him dressed. He was in great spirits, laughing. He had large wound just over right knee and leg badly broken. He died next day at the Candaian C.C.S. 3rd and was buried between Ypres and Monte Dercates. When I lost TeddyI lost a good mate. (N.A.A. – 28/10/17 W.I.A. admitted 3rd Canadian.C.S. G.S.W. compound fracture right femur. 28/10/17 D.O.W. 3rd Canadian C.C.S.)