Reg Callender

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Reg Callender
Personal information
Full name Reginald Henry Callender[1]
Date of birth 1892
Place of birth Bishopton, England[2]
Date of death 5 October 1915 (aged 22–23)[3]
Place of death Nord, France
Playing position Outside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
St John's College
Stockton
1912 Glossop 1 (0)
1913–1914 Derby County 5 (0)
National team
1913–1914 England Amateurs 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Reginald Henry Callender (1892 – 5 October 1915) was an English amateur football outside left who played in the Football League for Derby County and Glossop.[1] He represented the England amateur national team.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Callender attended St John's College and was a Cambridge Blue.[5] He served as a second lieutenant in the Durham Light Infantry during the First World War and died from wounds suffered from an accident with a grenade in France on 5 October 1915.[3] He was buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentières.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season Division League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Derby County 1913–14[6] First Division 5 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 5 0 0 0 5 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 50. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ "Reginald Henry Callender | Service Record | Football and the First World War". Football and the First World War. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "CWGC – Casualty Details". www.cwgc.org. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  4. ^ "England Matches – The Amateurs 1906–1939". www.englandfootballonline.com. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Anton Rippon's column: Should Derby County honour players who served in wars". Derby Telegraph. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Reginald Henry Callender". 11v11.com. Retrieved 3 December 2017.