Edwin Calder

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: London
  • Service no: STK/44
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 05.05.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No1
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.D.4.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 15 Inverary Tce, Dundee
  • Occupation: Stockbroker
  • Mother:

    Jessie Calder, 15 Inverary Tce, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Calder, 15 Inverary Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Albert

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Edwin Calder

Edwin was the brother of Gunner Albert Calder, 228015, 211th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, who died of wounds, 28.03.1918.

DUNDEE ROYAL FUSILIER WOUNDED.

Private Edwin Calder, Royal Fusiliers, has been severely wounded in several places in the leg, side and jaw.  Private Calder, who is a son of Mr Alexander Calder, house-proprietor, 15 Inverary Terrace, Dundee, served his apprenticeship in a stockbroker’s office in Dundee, and prior to the outbreak of war was employed with a London stockbroker.  He enlisted soon after war was declared, and has been at the front for ten months.

Dundee Courier 10th May 1916

DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.

Intimation has been received by Mr Alexander Calder, house-proprietor, 15 Inverary Terrace, Dundee, that his son, Pte. Edwin Calder, Royal Fusiliers, has died of wounds.  Pte. Calder served his apprenticeship in a stockbroker’s office in Dundee, and prior to the outbreak of war was employed by a London stockbroker.  He had been at the front for ten months.

Dundee Courier 11th May 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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