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Richard George Castle

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard George AWMM
  • Surname
    Castle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick AWMM
  • Service number
    RNZN 5353 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 February 1922 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 July 1940 AWMM 53 North Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C.S. Castle, 53 North Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Burnham Camp AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Upholsterer/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Russian Convoys - as a Telegraphist on HMS Rodney AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 March 2009 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury 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

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Sources

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