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Kenneth Sholto Caldwell

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Sholto AWMM
  • Surname
    Caldwell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/20 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 October 1889 Military personnel file; BDM, births KaroriWellington Military personnel file; BDM, births
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre Apr 1915 AWMM Macdonald Street, Karori, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Robert Caldwell (father), Macdonald Street, Karori, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
    Wounded gunshot wound right thigh AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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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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About death

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  • Death
    29 July 1975 Public source
    NorthcoteNorth Shore City Public source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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