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Robert Scott Castleton

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  • Service number
    275359 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Scott AWMM
  • Surname
    Castleton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    275359 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Bushman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Castleton (mother), PO Box 124, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 Jul 1943 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Italy AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    275359 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Nieuw Amsterdam AWMM
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 December 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Cassino Memorial, Italy AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    • Panel 15. AWMM
  • Obituary

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  • Hi my name is Ashton Im talking to you beacuse im at the Auckland Measuem for my Cousins 21st and i just wanted to say hello so you know who i am. Love Ashton xx
    Public - Ashton - Direct descendant - 29 April 2017
  • Dear uncle if you were alive right now you would probably now me and look after me so I'm going to tell you a little about me. My name is Keira Annabella Hewitt my birthday is on the April 6 2006. My middle name comes from my nana and she is married to your nephew Robert Martin. He is named after you. My Aunty is where you sister lived in Paradise Valley. my mummy grew up on the farm we all miss it now because we live in town now where it is closer to my school my mummy goes to the same school as me she teaches grad two classes. nice talking to you uncle and I hope nana and poppa martin are well and can you say hi to them for my mummy she misses them sometimes. Thank you uncle for looking after us when you went to war. Love Keira
    Public - Keira - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

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29 April 2017AshtonRotoruaDirect descendant
21 April 2015KeiraRotoruaOther Relative