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Stanley Charles CALDERWOOD

Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCivil engineer and surveyor
Address'Windsor', Eglinton via Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Calderwood, 'Windsor' Eglinton via Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


'For conspicuous valour on the night of 26-27 February 1917, North of Warlen Court, giving a magnificent example of spirited leadership.'
Recommendation date: 14 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed great courage and determination in continually leading his men forward to the assault.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

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