Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Rooty Hill
Death date: 23 October 1917
Death place: France
Final rank: Private
Service number: 2507 - First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 54th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Death: 23 October 1917
  • Unit: 54th Australian Infantry Battalion

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of embarkation: 30 November 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Collection Items



Studio portrait of 2507 Private William Castles 54th Battalion, of Parramatta, NSW. A carter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 November 1916. He was wounded in action on 15 May 1917, near Riencourt on the Hindenberg Line. Pte castles died of nephritis...



Date of embarkation 1916-11-30
Date of death 1917-10-23