E F Kelaart

E F Kelaart (Blucher 1876)
Courtesy of Wellington College Archive

Major Edward Frederick Kelaart was a stockbroker by profession and a territorial gunner officer who was called to the colours during the war. He was the son of the noted Ceylonese-born physicist and naturalist of the same name.

He was in the Blucher between 1872 and 1877, and a keen and active member of the Lodge.

He was 57 when he died on active service in June 1919.