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Name Albert Frederick George Savage
Date/Place of Birth 18 Oct 1897 / 184 Malden Road, Kentish Town, London
Parents' Names Albert George Savage; Sarah Ann (nee Sandenjou)
Father's Occupation/Location Printer (Compositer), Foreign Office
Father's Death/Incapacity Tuberculosis
Admitted to AO 30 May 1906 (Aged 8)
Admission No 5849
Left OWS&AO Christmas 1911 (Aged 14)
Occupation/Residence Handel Street, London
Enlistment Location Bloomsbury, London
Service/Rank/Number Army; L/Cpl; 3136, 493629 and 7691
Battalion/Regiment 1st Battalion, London Regt; 13th Battalion, London
Killed/Death 28 Nov 1917 (Aged 20)
Country/Memorial/Cemetry France; Hermies Hill British Cemetery
Memorial Reference I.H.29
Campaign Medals Victory Medal; British War Medal
Albert Frederick George was born to Albert and Sarah Savage on 18 October 1897 in London. Albert was admitted to the Orphan Working School and Alexandra Orphanage in May 1906, following the death of his father. He left the School at age 14, before Christmas 1911. Albert volunteered for military service when he was not yet eighteen years old, and enlisted at Bloomsbury, London, into the London Regiment, where he served with both the 1st and 13th Battalions. He was despatched to the Egyptian theatre in August 1915. He later fought on the Western Front in France. L/Cpl Savage died of wounds received in battle, on 28 November 1917, shortly after his twentieth birthday. He is buried at Hermies Hill British Cemetery, in the town of Hermies in the Pas de Calais area of France, together with over 700 identified casualties from nearby battlefields and a further 300 unidentified losses.
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