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Alexander Gale

Memorial plaque at Bromley Cemetery, Auckland, for Alexander Gale (s/n 3/10/24) and John William Hunter Gale (s/n16604). Image provided by Sarndra Lees, September 2014. Image has All Rights Reserved.

Memorial plaque at Bromley Cemetery, Auckland, for Alexander Gale (s/n 3/10/24) and John William Hun …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Gale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    3/10/24 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3/10/24 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Alexander Gale was the son of Joseph Hopkinson Gale and Benjamina Gale, of Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Brother of John William Hunter GALE 16604 - Lost at sea off Tobruk, lost in HMS Chakdina
      www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C24197 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone
    • For further family information see https://flic.kr/p/ecC2SB Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - My own research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 September 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM 16. 342. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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02 August 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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