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William Andrew CALDWELL

Regimental number15342
Date of birth26 July 1899
Place of birthHunters Hill, Nsew South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressMillthorpe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Caldwell, Pym Street, Millthorpe, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5649 Corporal Robert Henry CALDWELL, 19th Bn, died of disease, 1 January 1918.
Other details

Suffered wounds to the arm and thigh and spent time at the Base P.O. London recouperating. Son of James Hamlin and Katherine Jane (nee Keating) Caldwell. Married Francis Elizabeth Clarke at Surry Hills, Sydney in 1928. War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 August 1974 - Genista Nursing Home, Burwood,NSW
Place of burialCatholic Monumental Cemetery, Rookwood, New South Wales on 19 August 1974

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