EVANS, Savage Corry
(Service number 7/1226 )

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Quarter Master Sergeant


Date 3 January 1878 Place of Birth Oamaru

Enlistment Information

Date 17 April 1915 Age 37
Address at Enlistment Waimate
Occupation Master Baker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs J.A. Evans (wife), Waimate
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 6th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 14 August 1915
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Eygpt, France
Service Medals 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 May 1968 Age 90
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Eyre Frederick Fitzgeorge and Charlotte Evans nee Lees. Savage married Jane Ann Healey in 1902 at Naseby and the couple had four children before they d divorced in 1920. Savage later married Alicia Madeleine Isabel Moore in 1927, sndf then Lilian Amelia Fair. The family is mentioned in "The Peerage". Savage's mother wrote novels.

Savage was promoted to Sergeant Cook in April 1916. He transferred to the Pioneer Brigade in April 1917. Eventually Savagewas discharged in November 1919.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); NZ Births, Deaths, and Marirages at; Archives New Zealand: Paperspast at; FreeBMD at

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Researched and Written by

Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG; Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG

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