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Edward Charles Castell

Group of POWs in Stalag XVIIIA, Germany, December 1941, received in New Zealand in January 1942. Vincent Hayes is third from the left in the front row. He is believed to have been the oldest in the group. The others in the photograph have not been identified. - This image may be subject to copyright
Group of POWs in Stalag XVIIIA, Germany, December 1941, rece … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Castell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ted AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 21352 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 1A Herbert Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Jean Castell (wife), 1A Herbert Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 May 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Painter AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria AWMM
      AWMM
      1941 AWMM
      Defence of Greece following Italian and German invasion AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Salonike 8B 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    8235 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jean Margaret; father of Janet. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 April 2010 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    WaipukurauHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 20 April 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cody, J. (1953). 21 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-21Ba.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 34 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 20 April 2010 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
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