Savage, William Ross, WO
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Last Rank
Warrant Officer
Last Primary Designator/NEC
713X-Warrant Officer - Engineering Technician - Surface
Last Rating/NEC Group
Navy Officer
Last Duty Station
1964-1966, NAVSTA Pearl Harbor/Harbor Clearance Unit 1 (HCU-1)
Service Years
1950 - 1966
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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1928
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tulsa, OK
Last Address
Tulsa, OK

Casualty Date
Jun 24, 1966
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Gia Dinh
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens - Norfolk, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
08E 089

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Warrant Officer William Ross Savage was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Navy, WO Savage served our country until June 24th, 1966 in Gia Dinh, South Vietnam. He was 37 years old and was married. It was reported his death was a non-hostile ground casualty. He was born on August 5th, 1928. His body was recovered. WO Savage is on panel 08E, Line 089 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 20 years. On the 20th of June 1966, Warrant Officer William R. Savage, assistant and officer-in-charge of Harbor Clearance, Team #3, was accidentally killed in Saigon when he was investigating mooring lines on Heavy Lift Craft #1. A freak accident by nature, a bitt on the pier broke and flew up and struck him during the pursuit of his duties. He is the Son of Mr William Rex and Mrs Nora Leona Abney Savage. Husband of Mrs Harriette Charlene Savage, Norfolk, Virginia. Father to Robert and Judith, of the home. WO William Ross Savage served as a Warrant Officer with Harbor Clearance Unit #1, US Naval Forces Vietnam.
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