A Soldier Remembered: Private Alexander McCalmont

McCalmont, Alexander: Service no. 880093

This soldier died of wounds on June 11. 1918. He received these wounds on June 10, 1918.

Immigration Story regarding this soldier.

June 1918 War Diary.

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Source: Article by relative Roger McCalmont. The Thamesville Herald. September 6, 2006. Page 6.

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  1. So interesting reading the saga of a family emigrating in stages spread over decades.
    The story of Alexander McCalmont’s immigration, settlement, and marriage is particularly intriguing; it is quite surprising to learn that at age 20, he married a woman 15 years older.
    It was not unusual for a young woman to marry a much older widower and help raise his children, but I think it’s quite unusual for a young man to marry a woman so much older in those times.

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