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Sgt John Paul Castro

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Sgt John Paul Castro

  • Birth 20 Jan 1986 Andrews County, Texas, USA
  • Death 22 Apr 2011 Paktika, Afghanistan
  • Burial Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Section 06 Site 0546
  • Memorial ID 68846278

Sgt. John P. Castro, 25, of Andrews, Texas died April 22 at Paktika province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small arms fire. He was assigned to1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Sgt Castro joined the military in October of 2004, and arrived at Fort Campbell in January of 2006. He was the receiptant of numerous medals which include: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation w/combat, Army Commendation, Army Good Conduct, National Defense Service, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Service Star, Global War on Terrorism Service, Army Service Ribbon, NATO and Army Meritorious Unit Commandation. He is survived by, wife, Delia Castro of Clarksville, TN; daughter, Natalia Castro of Fort Benning, GA; stepson, Kamren Buchholz of Clarksville, TN; mother, Carmen Castro of Andrews, TX; father, David Castro of Odessa, TX; sister, Blanca Castro of Dallas, TX and brother, David Castro of Dallas, Texas; grandmother, Teresa Armendariz of Andrews, Texas and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who loved him.


  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 24 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68846278
  • Linda Crawford
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt John Paul Castro (20 Jan 1986–22 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68846278, citing Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .