2380 Edward SAVAGE

Date of enlistment 3rd July 1915
Rank at enlistment Acting Corporal
Company A Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action twice – Pozieres and Bullecourt

Hospitalised sick

Promoted to Corporal

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Summary of Corporal Savage’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
2nd August 1919 Australia Discharged
10th June 1919 Australia Disembarked Runic
27th April 1919 England Embarked from England on Runic
13th February 1919 England Disembarked Weymouth and marched in to No.2 Training Brigade camp
24th January 1919 France Re-joined from leave
9th January 1919 France Proceeded on French leave
22nd August 1918 France Promoted to Corporal
3rd April 1918 France Re-joined Battalion
28th March 1918 England Proceeded overseas from Longbridge Deverill via Southampton
7th December 1917 England Marched in to Longbridge Deverill
8th November 1917 England Discharged from hospital and marched into No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
8th October 1917 England Admitted to Bulford Hospital sick
8th August 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
12th July 1917 England Evacuated from France on escort duty and returned overseas to join unit on 16th July
12th June 1917 France Transferred to duty and 2ADBD
13th May 1917 France Transferred to Convalescent Depot Buchy
6th May 1917 France Admitted to 6th General Hospital Rouen
3rd May 1917 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gunshot wound neck
1st February 1917 France Appointed Lance-Corporal
9th December 1916 France Re-joined Battalion
25th November 1916 France Proceeded to join Battalion
11th August 1916 France From Hospital to 2ADBD
30th July 1916 France Admitted to No.23 General Hospital Etaples
27th July – 4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – shell wound left cheek
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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