Saville George SUNDERLAND

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SUNDERLAND, Saville George

Service Number: 711
Enlisted: 23 March 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Queenstown, Victoria, 1889
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Queenstown State School
Occupation: Bootmaker
Died: Died of wounds (received at Gallipoli), Malta, 29 September 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Grave B. XVII. 4. INSCRIPTION WE LOVED THEE WELL BUT JESUS LOVED THEE BEST GOOD NIGHT MOTHER
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 711, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 711, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
15 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 711, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"...711 Private Saville George Sunderland, 24th Battalion, of Fitzroy, Vic. Pte Sunderland enlisted on 23 March 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Euripides on 8 May 1915. He died of wounds 29 September 1915, and was buried at Malta." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 26 and the son of Laura Anne Sunderland, of 58, Westgarth, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, and the late Thomas Saville Sunderland.