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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 398

(x) Three: Sergeant R. J. Dales, Wellington Infantry Battalion, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, who was wounded at Gallipoli in August 1915

1914-15 Star (10/214 Sjt. R. J. Dales, N.Z.E.F.); British War and Victory Medals (10/214 Sjt. R. J. Dales, N.Z.E.F.), generally very fine (3)

Robert Jackson Dales attested for the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at Masterton in August 1914. Posted as a Signaller Sergeant to the Wellington Infantry Battalion, he was embarked for the Dardanelles, and he was wounded by shrapnel in his left arm in the assault on Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli on 10 August 1915. Evacuated to the U.K. in the Aquitania, he was discharged on returning to New Zealand in May 1916; sold with copied attestation and service papers.

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