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Charles William CALDER

Regimental number3773
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
AddressNaracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.1
Height5' 2"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Charlotte McPhee, Naracoorte, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date14 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephan Castle', 15 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, right leg), Adelaide, 14 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 November 1953
Age at death59
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CALDER Charles William

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