World War 2
Address on enlistment
3 Bowen Street, Thames, New Zealand
Next of kin
Mrs K. McCaskill (mother), 3 Bowen Street, Thames, New Zealand
David's brother Arch McCaskill also served with the 28th Māori Battalion.
From the 28th Maori Battalion war diary, January 1944
"Field Return of Other Ranks
C: Description of other ranks whose return to the unit is particularity requested.
?, Pte McCaskill D, NZ Maori Inf, At NZ Maori Trg Depot.”
Archives New Zealand, R23517745, ADQZ 18886,WAII 11666, DA 68/1/49
Submitted by Kristine Sommers on Sat, 19/03/2011 - 16:33
Submitted by Djmenace on Sat, 18/07/2015 - 17:21
Submitted by Colleen Ranga on Sat, 01/08/2015 - 13:36
David (Carlo) McCaskill
Submitted by Davina on Thu, 02/06/2016 - 12:54
Attended the funeral for Aunty Jean (Dad's sister) yesterday. A sad occassion but also lovely to catch up with the whanau and meet Aunty Jean's beautiful grand children and great-grand children.
Day Day - daughter of David (Carlo)
It was a beautiful send off
Submitted by Bridget (not verified) on Fri, 03/06/2016 - 15:05
It was a beautiful send off for Aunty Jean. xxx
My Poppa Carlo (David McCaskill)
Submitted by Deidre Jeffries (not verified) on Sun, 17/07/2016 - 22:59
Thanks so much for this info!!! I would love to see this pic of poppa and his siblings that you mention you have a copy of. Would I be able to get a copy of this please?
I was just with Aunty Pene today and she will be with us this weekend also along with Poppa Carlos other daughter Marylyn (Mal). So will be good to chat and catch up with them. My mother is Lynette (Lyn) Carlo's oldest daughter. I'm just looking into the ancestry so any help would be great!