Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

2/9/2006

Captain Stanley Savige: the man who saved the people of Assyria

The first time I heard of this story, it was from my grandfather, he was a First World War veteran, and I thought it was a fantastic story. Looking through the documents, through the archives… he was ordered the DSO for his services to the refugees, but his story was not written down,” says Assyrian Levies president Gaby Kiwarkis of Morwell-born Captain Stanley Savige. He’s talking of a story that has been passed down through generations of his descendants, but one which has not made headlines here in Australia. for more click here

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