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Full Name
Robert Scott Castleton
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert Scott
Surname
Castleton
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
275359
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Bushman
Next of Kin
Mrs M. Castleton (mother), PO Box 124, Rotorua, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Rotorua, New Zealand
Military District
Rotorua
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
21 July 1943
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Nieuw Amsterdam
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 12
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 34
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
24 December 1943
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Cassino Memorial, Italy
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2)
Memorial Reference
Panel 15.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Weekly News,
  • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2), War Memorial Park. Photo G.A. Fortune 1999
Further References
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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