Kenneth Sholto AWMM
Also known as
- WWI 24/20 AWMM
- WWII N/N AWMM
1 October 1889 Military personnel file; BDM, births Karori
, Wellington Military personnel file; BDM, births
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WW1 Pre Apr 1915 AWMM Macdonald Street, Karori, New Zealand AWMM
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WW1 Robert Caldwell (father), Macdonald Street, Karori, New Zealand AWMM
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Son of Robert and Mary Ada (nee Brown) Caldwell. Husband of Helen Beatrice (nee MacKay).
Three brothers served in WW1 Kenneth Sholto Caldwell (WWI 24/20, WWII N/N); Lindsley Archibald Caldwell (6/2088) known as Archie and Robert Hugh Oakley Caldwell (40143) known as Hugh.
He also served as an Officer with the Territorial Forces and was appointed as a Major (Temp) with the Home Guard, Huntly Battalion in 1941. In 1944 he was posted to the Reserve of Officers.
He kept a diary writing of his personal experiences . His sons transcribed and published these 6 notebooks in 2015 as "Father's War". AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 102 AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
- Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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