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William Victor Castle

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Victor AWMM
  • Surname
    Castle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    266743 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 October 1920 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
    Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 21 Seddon 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 1 August 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    266743 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials, 1937 AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Court Officer/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 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Wore spectacles AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 December 1998 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of William Victor Castle

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  • To my oldest brother Bill who was in the Territorials and then the Army serving his time in the Middle East and luckily coming back to us. A very kind and loving brother we all looked up to and he was always there to solve any of our problems. Always remembered.
    Public - June - Sibling - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.34 AWMM

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23 April 2015JuneHendersonSibling
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