|Date of birth|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Flat 2, Kingsclare, Mackay Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, F C Sasse, 32 Redcliffe Square, Earls Court, London, England|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Lieutenant|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, F Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant-Colonel|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
Unit: 4th Battalion
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Distinguished Service Order
'For conspicuous gallantry and determination durring the attack on Lone Pine, Gallipoli Peninsula, on the 6th-7th August, 1915, when he led several bayonet charges on trenches occupied by the enemy, resulting in substantial gains. Captain Sasse was wounded three times, but remained on duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12
DSO and Bar
'For conspicuous gallantry in the attack on Chuignolles and Chuignes on 23rd August, 1918. In face of exceedingly heavy fire he brought his battalion through to the final objective with extraordinarily few casualties, and succeeded in capturing several hundred prisoners, and some field guns. He then advanced an additional mile, captured Fontaine les Cappy, and skilfully protected his new position. The brilliant success of his battalion was due to his splendid leadership.
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
|Other details||Medals: Distinguished Service Order and Bar, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|