Castle, Stanley George


War Service:
Driver STANLEY GEORGE CASTLE of 4th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery died on 23 October 1915. On 23 October the troopship ‘Marquette’ carrying 600 troops and a New Zealand Field Hospital from Alexandria to Salonika was torpedoed and sank with the loss of more than 160 lives.

He was lost at sea and is commemorated on the Mikra Memorial in Greece which commemorates almost 500 nurses, officers and men from a number of troop transports and hospital ships lost in the Mediterranean and who have no grave but the sea.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the memorial to the 91 and 139 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery in St Swithun’s church, Hither Green. There is also a S G Castle on the St Michael and All Angel War Memorial, Sydenham



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