Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Brig. Henry John Gordon Gale D.S.O.

House and time at Malvern: 4, 1895 - 1900.

Regiment: R.A..
Died: 12 August 1944 aged in England. Died of illness on active service.
Cemetery:

Son of Col. W. A. Gale, R.E.
Army 1. House Prefect. Ledbury Cap.
Woolwich 1900. Ran 2 miles, etc. for Woolwich. Sandhurst 1901-1902.
R.A. 1902. Capt. 1914. Major 1916. Lieut.-Col 1932.
1st Gt. War (overseas),D.S.O. with Bar, Despatches (2).
2nd Gt. War, Brigadier. Died of illness on active service, August 1944.

'ARCHANGEL COMMAND. AWARDED A BAR TO THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER.
Maj. Henry John Gordon Gale, D.-S.O., R.A.
Throughout the operations on the Kodish front between 28th and 30th August, 1919, he showed great gallantry. He carried out the duties of F.O.O., and, without any regard to his personal safety, remained near the enemy's wire, so as to be able to ensure the accuracy of the artillery fire. (D.S.O. gazetted 3rd June, 1918.)'
London Gazette
Edinbugh Gazette

Lived at Ouychas, Netherhampton Road, Salisbury
Widow: Mabel Elizabeth Gale

Biography at Wikipedia

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