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James Erskine CALDER

Regimental number3595
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotorman
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSon, Ronald Morton Henry Calder, c/o Grandmother, Mrs Ada Maud Calder, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 August 1947

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