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Regimental number3708
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMullum Road, Ringwood, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs. C. Castles, 8 Park Grove, Burnley, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CASTLES Donald NR
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 October 1943
Age at death68
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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