|Place of birth||Ballycastle, Ireland|
|Address||13 Princes Terrace, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M A Savage, 13 Princes Terrace, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 16 years in 1st Bn, Royal Irish Rifles; serving with Instructional Staff, Commonwealth Military Forces, at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Ascot Vale, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Warrant Officer|
|Unit name||Divisional Train, No 3 Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/14/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Comissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.|
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.
Transferred to Alexandria, 3 November 1915 (Inspection Duties).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 25 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 1 April 1916.
On leave to England, 3 June 1916; rejoined unit from leave, 13 June 1916.
On leave to England, 16 November 1916; rejoined unit from leave, 30 November 1916.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 22 January 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 9 March 1920; appointment terminated (discharged), 23 May 1920.
Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalSubsequently appointed Lieutenant, Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, 24 May 1920; taken on strength, Rabaul, 22 June 1920; appointed Temporary Captain while holding appointment as Director of Supplies and Stores, 1 January 1921; appointment terminated, 9 May 1921.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SAVAGE James Edmund|