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Full Name
Arthur Penfold Castle
Rank Last Held
Lieutenant
Forename(s)
Arthur Penfold
Surname
Castle
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
24/22
First Known Rank
Second Lieutenant
Next of Kin
J.G.A. Castle (father), 26 Sydney Street, Petone, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
High School, Gisborne, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
C Company
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
117
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
15 September 1916
Age at Death
25
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Grave Reference
X. C. 23.
Biographical Notes
Arthur Castle was the son of John and Mary Castle, of 26, Sydney St., Petone, New Zealand. Also served in Egypt.
Description of Image
Headstone, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery (photo G.F. Fortune, 2007)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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