EVANS, Savage Corry
(Service number 7/1226 )
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Quarter Master Sergeant|
|Date||3 January 1878||Place of Birth||Oamaru|
|Date||17 April 1915||Age||37|
|Address at Enlistment||Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs J.A. Evans (wife), Waimate|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||6th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Date||14 August 1915|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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|Service Medals||1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||1 May 1968||Age||90|
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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 https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Home/; Archives New Zealand: Paperspast at paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/; FreeBMD at http://www.freebmd.org.uk/
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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG; Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG
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