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John Alexander CALDER

Regimental number3282
Place of birthKyneton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCohuna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Gibbin, Cohuna, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll65th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Distinguished conduct at Pozieres on 24-25 August 1916.
Recommendation date: 2 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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