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Roy Colin CASTON

Regimental number1716
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressHorseshoe Bend, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinC C Caston, Mary Street, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 9 June 1916

FateKilled in Action 22 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 20), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Mary CASTON, Horse Shoe Bend, Gympie, Queensland

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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