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Percival James SAVAGE

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressTivoli Hill, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Richard Savage, Tivoli Hill, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military service2nd Field Company Engrs
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order

'For conspicuous gallantry and ability during a period of operations under very heavy shell fire. The good work done by his company was due to his untiring energy and fine powers of leadership.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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