Biographies, Military Service

Cecil Leonard Caldicott – 1899 – 1942 – Served in Both World Wars

Cecil Leonard Caldicott

Cecil Leonard Caldicott paid the ultimate price for his country. He served in both World Wars and suffered greatly. Here’s his story. Cecil Leonard Caldicott was born on 26th May 1899 at Mount Bryan East, South Australia to John Oswald Caldicott (otherwise known as Jack) and Susan Sophia Dunstan. He was the great-grandson of Alfred Jolly Caldicott who, along with…

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John Alexander Caldecott 1835 – 1924 – Hero or Villain – Probably a Bit of Both!


John Alexander Caldecott was an interesting character whose descriptions and actions portray a complex man who had a distinguished army career, but it was conflict within his family which shrouded his later life. John Alexander Caldecott was born on the 10 December 1835 to Charles Marriott Caldecott and Margaret Smith and was the grandson of Abraham Caldecott, Lord of Rugby Manor, and…

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