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Alfred Fordham SAVAGE

Regimental number481
Place of birthBusselton, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressEast Kirupp, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs H E Joyce, Busselton, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was killed by machine gun bullets.
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCrepy Wood, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James SAVAGE and Hannah JOYCE (formerly SAVAGE), Busselton, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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