Capt William Crossley Wale MC & bar

1883 Jan 31. Born. Jhelum, Bengal to Joshua and Alison Gaulton Wale. His father was a Railway Inspector

1914 Oct 12. Commissioned Lt in 8th York & Lancs

1916 May 23. Transferred to General List from York & Lancaster for duty with a Trench Mortar Battalion

1916 Jun 10. To be temp Captain while in a Trench Mortar battery

1916 Sep 25 Citation for MC. For conspicuous gallantry during an attack . He directed his guns with great skill and coolness, several times going into the open under heavy fire to assist his gun teams

1917 Sep 17. Citation for MC bar

1918 Dec 5. Promoted Capt.

1920 May 27 Relinquishes his commission and is gazetted out as Capt.

1920 Dec 20. Joined ADRIC with service no 1301. Posted to M Coy

1921 May 7. Posted to C Coy

1921 Dec 17 Posted to Depot

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register Living at 34 Morris Road , Southampton , He is a retired Colonial Service Army Officer

1941 Jan/Mar Died Southampton, Hants aged 59


WO 339/13626