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Petty Officer George W. Castro

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Petty Officer George W. Castro

Birth
Death 31 May 1945 (aged 40)
Burial Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Plot 29. F. 8.
Memorial ID 22742849 View Source
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Husband of Dora Alice BLIGHT -married 1928. Father of Lilian born 1929 and Elizabeth b 1932 Plymouth, England.

Parents were William CASTRO b 27 Jun 1875 London -1959 Hartford Connecticut ( died in a house fire, served in WW1) and Lilian Elizabeth nee SMITH b 22 Feb 1873 London - 03 Feb 1968 Hartford Connecticut
Brother was Frederick Edwin CASTRO b 1908 London - 1986 Hartford Connecticut, an accountant, who married 1932, Anna Katherine LILLIS born Brattleboro Vermont to John and Nora nee CAVANAUGH of Ireland ( 1901 - 1961 Hartford Connecticut) and had 2 daughters, Elizabeth b 1934 and Catherine b 1938 Hartford Connecticut USA

George was with the R.N and served on HMS Exeter. He died from Beri Beri and Pellagra while a Japanese POW in Macassar. Awarded Medal for long service and good conduct. R.I.P


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Royal Navy

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D/JX147705


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