Family Sought for Newly Identified War Grave
28 June 2013
Research by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the
United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD) has identified the grave
of Company Serjeant Major (CSM) Andrew Gale of The Queen's (Royal
West Surrey Regiment) in Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery,
CSM Gale was commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial to the
Missing, but research has shown that the grave of a previously
unknown CSM in the above cemetery is his.
CSM Gale was born in Hammersmith, enlisted in Battersea, and
resided at 14 Quinton Street in Earlsfield with his wife, Olivia
Emma, and their three children. He died on 28 September 1918.
The Commission and UK MOD are appealing for family to come
forward so that arrangements can be made to mark the grave with a
In the first instance, please contact the Commission quoting
"CSM Gale" at firstname.lastname@example.org