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George Noel Gale

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  • Service number
    16112 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    26 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Picton Memorial exterior. Image provided by John Halpin 2016. CC BY John Halpin.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Noel AWMM
  • Surname
    Gale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16112 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Farm hand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Grovetown, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Gale (mother), Devon Street, Picton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16112 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    Infantry Reinforcements AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    26 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Gale was the son of George Gale, and of Alice Gale (nee Neal), of Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    28 November 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM
  • Grave reference
    6. G. 24. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Grovetown War Memorial, Grovetown AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • George you lived in my memory through my Mother/your sister Daphne May Gale (Jones) and your medals are proudly held by my daughter -Jacinda Stevenson (Jones) gifted to her by your brother Horace (Lofty Gale) and proudly worn to Anzac services. 1915 centenary by her son George Stevenson.
    Public - Brian Neal - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 3: WW2 164 AWMM