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Hills Knox CASTLES

Regimental number1889
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMystic Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, James Castles, Mystic Park, Victoria
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2046
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CASTLES Hill Knox NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 151 Gunner Roden Howard CASTLES, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917; 1890 Pte Uriah Melanchthon CASTLES, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1917; 1891 Pte Watt Booth CASTLES, 46th Bn, killed in action, 14 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 June 1944
Age at death58
Place of burialLake Boga Cemetery, Victoria

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