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William Bertie (Bert) Dale (1882–1956)

William Dale, n.d.

William Dale, n.d.

Death of AWU organiser Mr. W. B. [William Bertie] Dale, former secretary of the Victorian Riverina branch of the Australian Workers Union, died at his Mortlake home last week.

Mr. Dale, 73, was a shearer for many years and became A.W.U. organiser in 1921. He was secretary of Riverina branch from 1925 to 1938.

Mr. Dale, who was a widower, is survived by sons John and William, and stepchildren George and Norma.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • profile, Labor Call (Melbourne), 28 January 1926, p 7
  • presentation to Dale, Labor Call (Melbourne), 21 July 1938, p 1
  • retires, Australian Worker (Sydney), 28 June 1950, p 10

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William Dale, n.d.

William Dale, n.d.

Life Summary [details]


13 April, 1882
Mortlake, Victoria, Australia


8 February, 1956 (aged 73)
Mortlake, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death


Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Key Organisations
Political Activism