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Frederick Herbert SAVILL

Regimental number825
Place of birthGoonellabah (near Lismore), New South Wales
Place of birthLismore, New South Wales
SchoolLismore Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs. G. Mobbs, Rusden Street, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinW. Savill, Tagarah P.O., via Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceTransvaal War of 5th QIB Regiment for Service in South Africa. One year and 58 days service. Certificate of Discharge No 220, Rank - Private.
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1919)

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMentioned in a Despatch from General Sir A J Murray on 13th Oct 1916 for service in the field.
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War; secondary fate: DOW 9 November 1917
Place of death or woundingDied whilst prisoner of War.
Date of death9 November 1917
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialBaghdad (North Gate) War Cemetry (Plot XX, Row V, Grave No. 39), Iraq
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SAVILL

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