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Corporal Caldwell's Medals

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posted on 2024-06-05, 20:04 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

Medals of Corporal Thomas Mitchell Caldwell (the contributor's father-in-law's father), who was born 06/02/1918. Thomas was a farmer from New Cumnock, Ayrshire and enlisted on 26/02/1942 to the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Thomas was captured in Normandy on 5 July 1944 and taken to Stalag 12A and then 357 Fallingbost.

History

Item list and details

1 - Cpl Thomas Mitchell Caldwell, Royal Scots Fusilliers - Stalag 12A Prisoner of War Camp identity tag and campaign medal.

Person the story/items relate to

Thomas Mitchell Caldwell

Person who shared the story/items

Jonathan Cooper

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Father-in-law's father of the contributor

Type of submission

Shared at University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh on 25 November 2023.

Record ID

113476 | EDI050