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Arthur Penfold Castle

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  • Service number
    24/22 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Headstone, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery (photo G.F. Fortune, 2007) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Penfold AWMM
  • Surname
    Castle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/22 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown High School, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.G.A. Castle (father), 26 Sydney Street, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24/22 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 09 Oct 1915-22 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 31 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti AWMM
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    C Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion 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
    WW1 Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Castle was the son of John and Mary Castle, of 26, Sydney St., Petone, New Zealand. Also served in Egypt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    X. C. 23. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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