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Robert John SAVAGE

Regimental number1743
Place of birthCharlton (near Toowoomba), Queensland
SchoolRamsay State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Jane Savage, Ramsay via Cambooya, Queensland
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 03-4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row K, Grave No. 4), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ann SAVAGE, Ramsay, Cambooya, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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