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29th Regiment Worcestershire Crest
Sutlej Medal
NameSAVAGE – William
Regiment (s)29th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 1423
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
26th April 1839 / 21 years / Coleraine Londonderry Ireland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 ½ in
Dark / Grey / Dark Brown / Gunshot wound left leg Achilles
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 4 years 2 months
Length of Service8 years 145 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 17th September 1847 Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsSutlej Campaign Medal 1845-6
Intended Residence at
Coleraine Londonderry Ireland
Pension Districts1847 Londonderry
1853-1866 Western Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
June 2 1853 Kingstown, Dublin, Ireland
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
PHOEBE DUNBAR 30th August 1853
Date/Place of Birthc1819 Killowen Coleraine Londonderry Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
SAVAGE Patrick (Tanner)
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MOFFAT Frances
c 1824 unknown location
Date/Place of Marriage17th December 1847 Coleraine Londonderry Ireland
Children by 1st WifePatrick  B c1848 Ireland
D 16th August 1853 at sea abroad “Phoebe Dunbar”
William B c1850 Ireland
M NATION Harriet Gillard 9th January 1879 Residence of Mr Nation Magill Adelaide South Australia
D 25th April 1897 Bowen Hindmarsh South Australia
bur West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide South Australia
Jane B c1853 Ireland
D 20th July 1853 at sea aboard “Phoebe Dunbar”
James B 20th August 1854 Fremantle Western Australia
M WALL Sarah Frances 4th October 1877 Church of England York Western Australia
D 4th May 1930 East Perth Western Australia
bur Guildford Cemetery Western Australia
Robert B 15th February 1857 Fremantle Western Australia
D 12th December 1867 drowned Swan River Fremantle Western Australia
Henry Erle B 21st February 1859 Fremantle Western Australia
D 13th July 1862 Perth Western Australia
bur Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
John Jervise bap 8th March 1862 Perth Western Australia
M HUGHES Mary Ann 22nd April 1885 Perth (RC) Western Australia
D 19th March 1915 Moora Hospital Western Australia
bur Moora Cemetery Western Australia
Alice B 14th May 1864 Perth Western Australia
M KENNINGTON John 1881 Fremantle Western Australia
D 3rd September 1914 Fremantle Hospital Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
MOFFAT James (Nailer)
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
2nd Husband of WifeSTANTON John
Date/Place of Marriage
26th January 1867 Perth Western Australia
19th September 1877 Murray Street Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Children by 2nd HusbandNone known
Land Grants Western
None known
Occupation after
Night Warder Convict Establishment 1 September 1854 -21 April 1959
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald (Fremantle WA) Saturday 14th December 1867 page 2 death of Robert Savage
The Daily News Saturday 16th December 1882 page 3 Death of Mrs Stanton
Inquirer and Commercial News Perth 20th December 1882 – page 5
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial28th August 1866 Western Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
14th December 1882 Colonial Hospital Perth Australia
Church of England Section East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1841 William Savage 1423 Private 29th Foot location Edinburgh and Glasgow
Discharge due to loss of health from continuous dysentery following from a leg wound received in action at Ferozeshah
William and Frances Savage were unfortunate to lose two children Jane age 4 months, Patrick age 5 years 6 months to pertussis while at sea on the Phoebe Dunbar. Son William age 3 years 6 months survived the infection.
July 24 1853 William Savage age 35 received medical for a scalding accident during the voyage of the Phoebe Dunbar and again on August 16th 1853 he received treatment for phlegmon.