Robert William Savage

Military Information

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  • Service no: 247WTS
  • Rank: Wireless Telegraph Operator
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  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Newmarket
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
  • Place of Death: Lost at Sea
  • Age at Death: 34
  • Date of Death: 17.07.1917
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  • Cemetery: Chatham Naval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 25

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  • Address: 74 Commercial Street, Dundee
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More about Robert William Savage

H.M.S. Newmarket was an ex passenger/cargo ship converted to a Minesweeper. She was torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine U.C. 38 in the Mediterranean on 17th July, 1917 with the loss of 77 lives.

Information supplied by Gary Thomson

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