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James Bennett CALDER

Regimental number742
Place of birthInvercargill, New Zealand
Address42 St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Calder, Tennyson Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Promotion date: 28 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 30 October 1919
Discharge date24 September 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded, Belgium, 9 June 1917; 18 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 30 October 1919; disembarked, 13 December 1919; discharged, 24 September 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 May 1953

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