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Place of Birth: Glusburn, Yorkshire
Service No: 3001
Regiment / Corps / Service: South African Infantry, 2nd Regiment (Natal and O.F.S.)
Battalion / Unit: ---
Division: 9th (Scottish) Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-18
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 4 C.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Benjamin Collins Dale (born 18 May 1889) was the son of Thomas and Ellen Dale, née Warner. Thomas was born at Glusburn, Yorkshire and Ellen in Co. Cork, Ireland.
1891 Glusburn, Yorkshire Census: Green Lane - Benjamin Dale, aged 1 year, born Glusburn, son of Ellen Dale (married).
Private Collins Dale was listed as missing in action at Delville Wood, Longueval, during the Battle of the Somme.
Data Source: West Yorkshire Pioneer Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: South African Infantry, 2nd Regiment (Natal and O.F.S.)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 9th (Scottish) Division
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