Noel O. Castle

NAME
Noel Oker Castle
NICKNAME
MCSN
O-5323
HOME OF RECORD
5418 1st Place NW, Washington, D.C.
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Annie B. Castle
DATE OF BIRTH
November 19, 1911
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
July 8, 1936
DATE OF LOSS
May 6, 1942
REGION
Philippines
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Corregidor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
D/1/4th Marines
DUTY
Company CO
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Captain Castle participated in the defense of Corregidor on May 5 – 6, 1942. When the Japanese invasion force landed, Castle organized a force at Malinta Tunnel, and led them into action near Battery Denver near Kindley Field. Captain Castle was killed in action by enemy gunfire at the height of the engagement.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Silver Star, Purple Heart,
Distinguished Rifle Shot, Distinguished Pistol Shot
LAST KNOWN RANK
Captain
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not Recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

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