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John George Calder

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John George AWMM
  • Surname
    Calder AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41390 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 February 1892 AWMM CaithnessScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 December 1916 AWMM C/o Mrs Pelling, Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Clarice Calder (wife), care of Mrs Watson, Spring Creek, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 April 1917 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 December 1916 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Coach painter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      144 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Calder was the son of George S. Calder and the late Helen Calder; husband of Clarice W. Calder, of 4, William St., Petone, Wellington, New Zealand. Born at Caithness. Scotland

    John Calder came to New Zealand with his Grandfather in 1906. He married Clarice Wilhemlina nee Watson 1 March 1916. Their daughter Beatrice Ellen was born 16 June 1916; another daughter was born 23 July 1917 whilst John was at war. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM XIII B 9 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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Sources

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