Horace SAGO

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SAGO, Horace

Service Number: 4217
Enlisted: 17 January 1916, Enlisted at Ballarat
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Berringa, Golden Plains, Victoria
Schooling: Ballarat and Berringa State Schools, Victoria
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of wounds, United Kingdom, 26 November 1916
Cemetery: Leeds (Lawnswood) Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4217, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Ballarat
7 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4217, 21st Infantry Battalion
7 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4217, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
24 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4217, 21st Infantry Battalion, Shell wound to the buttock and evacuated to England on the 28 August 1916

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Ann Sago; husband of Rosa Lavinia Sago of 83 Wills Street, Ballarat East; father of Horace Kirkpaatrick Sago who served in WW2 with the 2/3 Machine Gun Battalion;

Brother of  Benjamin Sago who  also served in WW1 but returned to Australia after being  badly wounded

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal