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Geoffrey Millard Castle

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Millard AWMM
  • Surname
    Castle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Geoff AWMM
    • Tex AWMM
    • Mallard AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ435912 AWMM
    • NZ74895 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 May 1925 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 7 May 1943 AWMM 53 North Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C.S. Castle (mother), 53 North Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 March 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 May 1943 AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 10 inches AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • RNZAF, 1943 - 26 September 1946 as a cook

    RNZAF, 1952 - 1975 as a Senior Medical Assistant

    Medical Services July 1952 - July 1974

    Commendation by Chief of Air Staff 5 April 1971

    NZ435912 used 1943-1946. 74895 used 1952-1975. Name spelled as both Mallard and Millard in Hanson AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    Dec 2002 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    Hanson, C. (2001). p. 119, 536 AWMM

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