Military Service

Charles Henry Newton Caldicott b1908

admin / September 17, 2022

In December 1944 Charles Henry Newton Caldicott, aged 36, was awarded the British Empire Medal by King George VI for his services as sergeant in Surrey Home Guard 33rd Battalion. This was reported in the Surrey Advertiser, Saturday 23rd December 1944 and the supplement to The London Gazette, 15th December 1944.

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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Caldicotts Who Died in WWII

Poppy World War II

Here are those with the surname Caldicott who lost their lives fighting in WWII. The information about these men was taken from the Commonwealth War Grave Commission records which I have supplemented where possible with information from other records. ALLAN STEPHEN CALDICOTT Corporal in 2/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment Service number – 5502693 Died on 1 March 1943 Buried at Beja War…

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Caldicotts Who Died in World War I

Poppy World War II

Here are those with the surname Caldicott who lost their lives fighting in WWI. The information about these men was taken from the Commonwealth War Grave Commission records which I have supplemented where possible with information from other records. ALAN CALDICOTT Captain in 10th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment attd. 1st/2nd  King’s African Rifles Killed in action on 7th…

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Herbert Vigers Caldicott – 1873 – 1944 – Died in WWII Bombing of Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London

Guards Chapel Wellington Barracks London
admin / September 24, 2017

Herbert Vigers Caldicott was part of the Coventry ribbon manufacturer Caldicott family and spent most of his life working as a ribbon merchant based in London. However, his tragic death during WWII was perhaps the thing he will be most remembered for. Herbert was born on 19 September 1873 to Thomas Parker Caldicott, ribbon manufacturer, and Eliza Vigers Lloyd, daughter…

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