Born on 24 April 1890 at Long Buckby, Northamptonshire. He enlisted into The Worcestershire Regiment in 1906 and was posted to the 4th Battalion in India (9978 Private). Trained as a regimental signaller, he was attached to the Indian Signal Service with which he served during the First World War, arriving at Marseilles with Indian Expeditionary Force ‘A’ in September 1914. (1914 Star.) He continued to serve with the Indian Signal Corps after the war (renumbered 5239123 in 1920 and Indian Unattached List 1265) and later transferred to the Royal Signals Special Roster (India). He served in the Malabar and Waziristan Campaigns with No. 2 Wireless Company, ‘B’ Corps Signals and was awarded the Indian General Service Medal 1908 with clasps ‘MALABAR 1921-22’ and ‘WAZIRISTAN 1921-24’. 5239123 Sergeant Caleb William Muddiman, W/T Section, Manzai Detachment, Waziristan District Signals, died suddenly of disease or illness on 2 April 1927.