Guy W.S. Castle

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Birthday
8, 1879
Birthplace
Portage, WI
Death Date
Aug 10, 1919 (40)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1879
Birthplace
Portage, WI
Death Date
Aug 10, 1919 (40)

About

Navy officer who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the U.S. occupation of Veracruz, Mexico.

Before Fame

He served on board the gunboat USS Vicksburg during the Russo-Japanese War and later commanded the submarine USS Plunger.

Trivia

He led the 1914 assault and takeover of the customs house at Veracruz.

Family Life

He was born in Portage, Wisconsin.

Associated With

He and fellow Navy officer, Oscar C. Badger II, were both awarded the Medal of Honor for their heroism at Veracruz.