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Number Corporal 1617

Battalion Field artillery

Place of Birth Korumburra

Next of Kin His brother, Nickolas Sagasser of Allambee.
His elder brother is Anton Peter Sagasser of Toora

Date and place of enlistment Broadmeadows 19/9/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 23 years and 5 months,
5'10", 12 stone 7 pounds, blue eyes and fair hair

Religion Roman Catholic

Occupation Farmer

Date and place of death He was gassed in action on the 23/6/1918.
He was transferred to Australia seriously ill. He died in Caulfield Hospital in 1919 aged 25

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in Yarragon Cemetery

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He lived in the Allambee area

Military History

Number 1617 Gunner / Bombardier/ Corporal Field Artillery
19/9/1915 He enlisted in Broadmeadows
9/11/15 He embarked on HMAT Bakara
7/12/15 He disembarked Suez
From January 1916 He was ill in hospital in Egypt until 5/3/16
6/3/16 He rejoined his unit at Tel el Kebir
He embarked Alexandria
He disembarked Marseilles
23/6/18 He was gassed in the field
12/12/1918 He returned to Australia seriously ill
He is on the Hallston Honour Roll



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