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Maurice Joseph SAVAGE

Regimental number3635
Place of birthPyrmont, New South Wales
SchoolSt Patricks (Catholic) School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWood machinist
AddressVictoria Road, Long Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Savage, Victoria Road, Long Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 5 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3636
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 February 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie SAVAGE, Victoria Street, Long Bay, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrothers Sapper J Savage MM and Pte P Savage.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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