Thomas Henry Sage

Thomas Henry Sage

Birth
Tiverton, Mid Devon District, Devon, England
Death 20 Jul 1945 (aged 62)
Tiverton, Mid Devon District, Devon, England
Burial Tiverton, Mid Devon District, Devon, England
Memorial ID 8111429 · View Source
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World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Private in the 8th Battalion of The Somerset Light Infantry. On October 4, 1917, at Tower Hamlets Spur, Belgium, Private Sage was in a shell-hole with eight other men during a German attack. When one man was shot while throwing a bomb which fell back into the shell-hole, Private Sage, immediately threw himself on it and saved the lives of several of his comrades, although he himself was severely wounded. For most prestigious award for gallantry, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 21 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8111429
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Henry Sage (8 Dec 1882–20 Jul 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8111429, citing Tiverton Cemetery, Tiverton, Mid Devon District, Devon, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .