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David Wallace CALDWELL

Regimental number290
Place of birthExeter
SchoolLe Fevres Peninsula
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressDudley Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Caldwell, Dudley Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date26 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, Somme, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Margaret CALDWELL, 83 Whitmore Square, Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2396 Pte Robert Vance CALDWELL, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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