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William John SAVAGE

Regimental number207
Place of birthPortland Estate, South Australia
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressQueen Street, Yatala East, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Savage, Queen Street, Yatala East, South Australia
Enlistment date27 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBelllicourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Henrietta SAVAGE, Queen Street, Yatala East, South Australia. Native of Port Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin Len Savage Distinguished Conduct Medal.

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