GALE, William S.

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
3 Commando
Police Service: 
Birmingham City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Dorsetshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241795
Born: 
Thursday, June 7, 1917

Private William Gale was wounded on 13 July 1943 during operations at Agnone Sicily and the bridge at Malati (3 Commando Bridge).
A serving Police Officer he volunteered for the Commandos as part of one of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Constable at Edward Road Police Station Birmingham.
Post war member of the Commando Association residing Warwickshire. They record his final rank attained as Sergeant.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/66.
The 1939 Register covering Birmingham.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 66 issued March 1978.


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