Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant David Wallis Caldwell, 27th Battalion, of Semaphore, SA. A carpenter before his enlistment in January 1915, he embarked from Adelaide, on HMAT Geelong with the ...

Collection ID H19305
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant David Wallis Caldwell, 27th Battalion, of Semaphore, SA. A carpenter before his enlistment in January 1915, he embarked from Adelaide, on HMAT Geelong with the ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Rich, E W
Date made 22 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of Second Lieutenant David Wallis Caldwell, 27th Battalion, of Semaphore, SA. A carpenter before his enlistment in January 1915, he embarked from Adelaide, on HMAT Geelong with the rank of sergeant and service number 290. Later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, Caldwell was killed in action during an attack on Malt Trench at the Butte de Warlencourt on 2 March 1917, aged 24, and is buried at Warlencourt British Cemetery in France.