Donald Lale

(1931-1981). Educator, missionary, martyr. Reared on the Isle of Wight, he joined the Royal Air Force and was stationed on Mauritius, where a French family studied the Bible with him. He was baptized after returning to England and attended Newbold College. Later he took further training at Stoke Rochford College. With his wife, Ann, also a teacher, who had been born and reared a Seventh-day Adventist and had graduated as a Bible instructor from Newbold College, he answered a call to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), where they taught at Lower Gwelo College for two years. During the years of war for independence, they moved to Anderson School for three years. In 1980, with Zimbabwe newly independent, the Lales moved to Inyazura Secondary School to teach Bible and English. There Don and Ann were crue...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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