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George Edward Calder

George Edward Calder

George Edward (1887-1918) was a son of John Calder and Ellen unknown, Piper’s Cottage, Kinlochroag. He served in the  Seaforth Highlanders during the First World War and was injured at Flanders in March 1918. He died of his injuries in hospital in Sunderland on 22.5.1918. George Edward was interred at Valtos Cemetery. 

Private GEORGE EDWARD CALDER
Last address in Lewis: Kinlochroag
Son of John and Ellen Calder.
Service unit: Seaforth Highlanders, attached Machine Gun Corps
Service number: 141137
Date of death: 22 May 1918 at the age of 31
Died in hospital at Sunderland of wounds sustained in Flanders in March 1918
Interred: Valtos Cemetery, Northeast part. 
Village memorial: Uig, Timsgarry
Lewis War Memorial: Parish of Uig, West division, panel 2

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Stornoway Gazette tribute

 

 

 

Title: George Edward Calder
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 1887
Date of Death: 22-05-1918
Occupation: Soldier
Sex: Male
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 119537