George Edwin Castle

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Reference WMO231357

Address:

Holy Trinity Churchyard

Church Hill

Buckfastleigh

TQ11 0EZ

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Alabaster
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A plain white alabaster tablet showing the insignia of the Yorkshire Regt. prince of Wales Own, followed by the inscription which includes the name. The tablet was originally inside the church, but was recovered after arsonists set fire to the church in July 1992. As one of surviving tablets, it is now set onto the churchyard extension inside wall.
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(Insignia of the Yorkshire Regt. Of the Prince of Wales Own) / IN LOVING MEMORY OF / GEORGE EDWIN CASTLE / THE GREEN HOWARDS / KILLED IN ACTION / BEFORE THE MARETH LINE. TUNISIA / 17TH MARCH 1943 / AGED 28 YEARS.(Submitted by John C- Torquay)

GEORGE EDWIN CASTLE (Submitted by John C - Torquay)

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