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Regimental number4219
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
SchoolNorth Boys School, Queensland
Other trainingEngineering and Business Training.
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Savage, Ascot Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMortally wounded while acting as Runner for Battalion.
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial No. C, I), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret SAVAGE, Ascot Street, Newtown, Toowoomba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law to Robert Mann of the 25th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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