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Clarence James Caldwell

In memory of:

Private Clarence James Caldwell

September 30, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


75th Bn.

Additional Information


September 26, 1878

Son of Evander L. and Mary W. Caldwell, of Jackson, Michigan; husband of Lerna Caldwell, of Detroit, Michigan, United States. Served in Spanish American War in U.S.A. and Cuba, 1898-99; and three years in the Army of U.S.A., 1899-1902.

Commemorated on Page 379 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

B. 14.


The route to the Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery is signposted from the D939 at Raillencourt and is located 1 kilometre north of Sailly on the D140 on the left hand side of the road towards Sancourt. Sailly is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres north-west of Cambrai just to the north of the main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). The "Marcoing Line," one of the German defence systems before Cambrai, ran from Marcoing Northward through Sailly to the West of Cantimpre and the East of the village of Haynecourt. The Cemetery at Cantimpre was originally called the Marcoing Line British Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Clarence James Caldwell– Clarence James Caldwell inside tavern in Springport, Michigan circa 1903.  Has returned from the war and is approx 25 years old.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Cabana to Campling. Microform Sequence 17; Volume Number 31829_B016726. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 161.  Page 189 of 1024.
  • Badge– Word War I  1914-1918
  • Memorial– Private Clarence James Caldwell, 1878-1918,  * WWI Book of Remembrance *
  • Grave Marker– His grave is in the Cantimpre Candaian Cemetery, Sailly, Nord-Pas-de-Calais Region, France.  Row: B - Grave: 15.

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