Ralph Morton Calder

Biography of Ralph Morton Calder

Surgeon-Lieutenant Ralph Calder was born in Ayr and studied at the University, graduating MB, ChB in 1935. He was awarded an MD in 1941.

Calder was engaged in research in a London hospital in 1939 when he was called up to the RNVR. He was reported missing, presumed killed on active service on 19 August 1941.


Ralph Morton Calder
Born 7 April 1913, Girvan, Scotland.
Died 19 August 1941.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degrees: MB ChB, 1935; MD, 1941;
Father's Details: James Calder; Customs and Excise officer
War Service: Surgeon Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Grave / Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial, England
View Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
Record last updated: 20th Dec 2007

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