Lieutenant John Clement Callender
“A Company still had for its Commander Brown, among whose officers were Coombes, Callender, and Webb. As Company Sergeant Major, Cairns was a tower of strength.”
21st/22nd August 1917
“Throughout the 22nd no actual counter-attack nor organised bombardment by the enemy took place, but much sniping and machine-gun fire continued, making it almost impossible to move about. Our loss in Lewis-gunners was particularly heavy. Callender, the acting company commander of A Company, had been killed before the attack commenced”
Name: CALLENDER, JOHN CLEMENT
Initials: J C
Nationality: United Kingdom
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 4th Bn.
Date of Death: 21/08/1917
Additional information: Son of Mrs. Lucy A. Callender, of 26, Maple Rd., Surbiton, Surrey. Magdalen Chorister, Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
John Clement Callender was a chorister from Magdalen College School. There are six houses at Magdalen, named after old boys who died in the two World Wars. One of which is: Callender, named after John Clement Callender.