Topic: GW - August 1914
Dale and Follett enlist.
West Coast Recorder, 2 September 1914, p. 2.
Harry Stuart Campbell DALE
Unit 4 (IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) CNTGNT
Murray page number 360
Notes Invalided to Australia, arr. 17/12/1900
Great War Service
Regimental number 283
Religion Church of England
Occupation Railway clerk
Address Care of Mrs. Wald, Hill Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 34
Next of kin Mrs. Jessie Dale, care of Mrs. Andrews, Grant avenue, Toorak, South Australia
Enlistment date 19 August 1914
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number 10/8/1
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Fate Discharged 7 February 1916
National Archives Service File
Granted a commission in the Monmouthshire Regiment as a Second Lieutenant where he served to the end of the war. He returned to South Australia and took up employment as a clerk with the Bank of Adelaide.
Follett was never attested. He went to Adelaide and returned to Port Lincoln on the next ship.
Citation: Port Lincoln, August 1914