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[Bookplate for Lieutenant Colonel E. L. Caldwell]
[Bookplate for Lieutenant Colonel E. L. Caldwell]
Title[Bookplate for Lieutenant Colonel E. L. Caldwell]
Date Created[between 1914 and 1915]
Sort Date1915
DescriptionA simple line border surrounds the text. There are small circles framing each corner.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 10 x 7.5 cm
Subject - GeographicToronto (Ont.)
Personal NamesCaldwell, E. L., Lieutenant Colonel
TypeStill Image
NotesEugene Lloyd Caldwell was born in Massachusetts U.S.A. By the beginning of the First World Warm he was living in Canada and became an officer in the Royal Canadian Dragoons. He was a Lieutenant in 1914, made temporary Captain June 26 1915 and, later that year, on October 3 1915, was made temporary Major. The Royal Canadian Dragoons were a cavalry unit and part of the forces sent overseas in World War One. Caldwell also taught at Collège Militaire Royal in St. John's Québec and is listed as a Commanding Officer MiD (Mentioned in Dispatches) with the Royal Canadian Dragoons. During his life, he also wrote two unpublished histories of the Richelieu Valley in Québec and one unpublished novel titled 'Etoffe du Pays.' His wife's named was Winifred and they had at least one child, a son who died November 27, 1941 in Egypt. Caldwell died aged 91 in Nova Scotia.
1) Caldwell, E. L. Lt. Col. (n.d.). E. Lloyd Caldwell papers [manuscript]. 1913-1919 - Quarterly army list. (1916). British Military Lists, 3, 76.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P C353
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_C353
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR CAN P C353
Date Available2014
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptThis Book is the Property of Lieut. Col. E. L. Caldwell Royal Canadian Dragoons Stanley Barracks Toronto No.
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