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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private John Robert Calderwood

1888
Born at Pokens, Auckland, NZ
12/4/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements at age 27
16/7/1915
Embarked aboard the HMAT A64 Demosthenes
30/8/1915
Proceded to Gallipoli Peninsular
27/12/1915
Disembark at Alexandria, Egypt
16/2/1916 - 7/3/1916
To hospital sick - Mumps
5/4/1916
Attached to Australian Base Post Office
1/5/1916
To be Acting Corporal
23/6/1916
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
7/9/1916
Transferred to the Australian Postal Corps
28/4/1917
Transferred to the 66th Battalion
21/8/1917
Transferred to the 24th Battalion, No. 2 Group, Rollestone, England
28/12/1917 - 3/1/1918
AWOL - Award: forfeit of pay, 12 days
1/10/1918
Transferred to Machine Gun Company - marched out to Machine Gun Training Depot, Parkhouse
8/12/1918
Joined the 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, France
30/1/1919
Return to England
8/4/1919
Embark for Australia aboard the Tranos Montea
22/5/1919
Return to Australia
22/7/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1959
Died, aged 71

Last updated by lee, Tue, 27 Apr 2021 14:16:21