Castledine, Albert William
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Albert William Castledine was born in 1918 (Birth registered in the Apr â€“ Jun quarter) in Nottingham Registration District. He was the third child of Percy Castledine and Lily (nee Rose) who had married in 1912 (Marriage registered in the Oct â€“ Dec quarter) in Basford, Nottinghamshire Registration District. His older sisters were Hilda and Lily, and his younger siblings Stanley, Joan and Eileen. Unfortunately, Stanley died in 1925 age 5 years so, with Albertâ€™s death, Percy and Lily lost their only surviving son. Albert had been living in Beeston, Nottinghamshire when he enlisted, and was engaged to Nellie (surname unknown) when he was killed.