Arthur Searle CALLANDER

Badge Number: S7499, Sub Branch: West Croydon
S7499

CALLANDER, Arthur Searle

Service Number: 994
Enlisted: 5 January 1915, 6th Reinforcements
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Port MacDonnell, South Australia, 17 March 1891
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Coach Trimmer
Died: Illness, 69 Harriet St, Croydon, SA, 21 December 1946, aged 55 years
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
Section: KO, Road: 9, Site No: 22
Memorials: Mount Gambier RSL Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

5 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 994, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcements
26 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 994, 9th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Afric embarkation_ship_number: A19 public_note: ''
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 994, 9th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli
19 Oct 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 994, 9th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Arthur Searle CALLANDER was born on 17th March, 1891 in Port Macdonnell, South Australia

His parents were Matthew Robert CALLANDER and Mary Ann COTTER

Two of his brothers served in WW1

1. Alfred Stanley CALLANDER (SN 3047) Killed in Action on 4th August, 1916

2. John Robert CALLANDER (SN124) who returned to Australia in 1918

Another brother Frank Colin CALLANDER (SN PA/V2) served in WW2 and was discharged in 1945

Arthur married Maud Olive WALLIS on 2nd December, 1922 in South Australia

 

 

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