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James Savage

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  • Service number
    WWI 16/531 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Savage AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/531 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 May 1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    16 May 1884 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Opotiki, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Hiram Savage Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Karaka, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Hirini Savage (father), Pariokara, New Zealand or Hawaii AWMM
    • father: Hiram Savage of Pariokara, Opotiki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Recod
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/531 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • 18 Jan 1915 at Avondale Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for Mr Krause of Te Karaka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    30yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Sep 1916 GSW to chest; Dec 1918 injury to ankle/heel Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private James Savage, of Pariokara, a small coastal village between Opotiki and Te Kaha, wounded, is a son of Mr Hiram Savage, and enlisted in Gisborne early in the war. He had seen service in Gallipoli and Egypt before going to France Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14126, 19 October 1916, Page 6

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1967 Public Source
  • Date of death
    23 March 1967 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    83yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Opotiki, BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 April 2016 - Military & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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28 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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