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William Edmund SAGER

Regimental number63788
Place of birthLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressHaberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C M S Sager, 'Glenelg', Cranes Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Training Scheme.
Enlistment date18 February 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1918
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 35
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateDied of disease 26 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 8, Row G, Grave No. I), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
22
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Clara SAGE, "Glenelg", Crane Avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins David E S Haddow deceased and Sgt Edmund Haddow returned.

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