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Roden Howard CASTLES

Regimental number151
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
AddressMystic Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinJames Castles, Mystic Park, Victoria
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1889 Pte Hills Knox CASTLES, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919; 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

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death17 April 1937
Age at death48
Place of burialKerang Cemetery, Victoria

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