Imperial Yeomanry – served for one year. Assigned to Transvaal Police, 1st August 1908. Assigned 2nd South African Mounted Rifles, 1st April 1913. Promoted Corporal, 1st January 1915. Re-attested for the South African Mounted Rifles as a Corporal on 28th June 1915.
Place of Residence:
Gardener by trade.
Date of Death:
Thursday 22nd March 1917
Place of Death:
Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Dar es Salaam War Cemetery, Tanzania.
Decoration and Medals:
Blaydon Courier, page 8, 7th April 1917.
Second son of the late John and Margaret Calder, of 15 Elvaston Cottages, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Next of kin given as Alex Calder, 20 Ord Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Having emigrated to South Africa, attested to join the South African Constabulary on 28th June 1904.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register.