Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: London
- Service no: STK/44
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 15 Inverary Tce, Dundee
- Occupation: Stockbroker
Jessie Calder, 15 Inverary Tce, Dundee
Alexander Calder, 15 Inverary Tce, Dundee
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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