I cannot verify his MBE, nor can I tie him to 1911 census address. I don't think he had an MBE
1894 Jun 3. Born Southwark ,London. He was born and died William Henry , but only used William - the dob's bear this out
1901 census at Southwark
1911 census at 39 Great Suffolk Street, Southwark S E
1918 Mar 15 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Labour Corps. Pte. W. Hale, from King Edward's Horse, Spec. Res.
1919 Apr 20. Temp. 2nd Lt. (since promtd. temp. Lt.) W. Hale to be Adjt., Lab. Group, with pay and allces. of Lt.. while so empld.
1920 Apr 26. Labour Corps. Temp. Lt. W. Hale relinquishes the appt. of Adjt.
1920 Oct 2. The undermentioned temp. Lt, relinquish their commissions on completion, of service from the dates specified, and retain the rank of Lt. : —
1921 Nov 2. Joined ADRIC with service no 2156. Posted to J Coy
1921 Nov 12. "Dismissed the Force"
1921 Nov 1. Reserve of Officers. Lt. W. Hale, late Lab. Corps, to be Lt., 1st Nov. 1921, with seniority 14th Nov. 1920.
1939 Register Living at 74 St Georges Square , City of Westminster, London, England . He is a Supervising Officer L C C Non-Residential Training Centre and Capt in Army Reserve of Officers. Single
1974 Jun Died Hillingdon, London (dob 3 Jun 1894 as 1939 Register)