John Brown Savage – Wrexham Cemetery

Second Lieutenant (& Adjutant) SAVAGE, JOHN BROWN

Died 16/05/1915

Aged 34

1st Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers

M C, Mentioned in Dispatches.

Son of John and Margaret Savage, of 27 Ruabon Road, Wrexham.

In loving memory of Lieut, John Brown Savage, 1st, Royal Welch Fusiliers, who was killed in action in the battle of Festubert, May 16th, 1915 aged 34 years. He gave his life for his King & Country. He was awarded the Military Cross for Conspicuous Gallantry when as acting adjutant of his company, was mentioned in dispatches.

Lieutenant John Brown Savage is buried at the Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy and remembered on the family headstone at Wrexham Cemetery. Son of the late John and Margaret Savage, of 27 Ruabon Road, Wrexham.

Commemorated on Grave number: H-02110

Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy (Findagrave).

Inscription on headstone: “WELL DONE THOU GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT”


Second Lieutenant (& Adjutant) SAVAGE, JOHN BROWN

Died 16/05/1915

Aged 34

1st Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers

M C, Mentioned in Dispatches.

Son of John and Margaret Savage, of 27 Ruabon Road, Wrexham.


Source: Wrexham Cemetery; Graham Lloyd; CWGC; Findagrave.