Claude Clement CASTINE
Boer War Service
1 Oct 1899:
Previously served two years with C Company 2nd Battalion, Riverton, and one year Riverton Volunteer Force
Born: 24 Jan 1876, Auburn, South Australia
Married: 14 Dec 1912, at Magill, South Australia
Children: 1914 to 1915, 2 daughters
Died: 9 Aug 1938, at home in Magill, South Australia
CASTINE Claude C – Early 1900’s went to the Boer War with SA Contingent 2nd SAMR
Lance Corporal Claude Clement CASTINE 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles
Claude operated his gunsmith business in a basement, Hindley Street, north side, close to Bank Street.
Generation 1 1. John William CASTINE was born 27 May 1846 in Plymouth, Devon and died 13 Jun 1939 in Royston Park, SA. He married Nannie BARKLA 16 Dec 1868 in Auburn, SA. She was born 1836 in St Agnes, Cornwall, England and died 07 Jan 1909 in Auburn, SA. Other events in the life of John William CASTINEBurial: , Auburn Cemetery Children of John William CASTINE and Nannie BARKLA: i. 2. Ernest William CASTINE was born 26 Nov 1869 in East Auburn, SA and died 08 Feb 1955 in Watervale, SA ii. Sydney Barkla CASTINE was born 03 Nov 1871 in Auburn, SA and died 08 Jun 1938 in Kimba, SA iii. Oswald Hatchard CASTINE was born 21 Oct 1873 in Auburn, SA and died 13 Jun 1964 in St Peters, SA iv. 3. Clement Claud CASTINE was born 24 Jan 1876 in Auburn, SA and died 09 Aug 1938 in Magill, SA v. Gertrude Elizabeth Mary CASTINE was born 14 Mar 1878 in Riverton, SA and died 03 Oct 1967 in Grange, SA
Generation 2 2. Ernest William CASTINE was born 26 Nov 1869 in East Auburn, SA and died 08 Feb 1955 in Watervale, SA. He married Selma Emma SOBELS 22 Apr 1891 in Penwortham, SA. She was born 05 Sep 1868 in Tanunda, SA and died 28 Jun 1922 in Leabrook, SA, daughter of Carl August SOBELS. Other events in the life of Ernest William CASTINEResidence: 1910, Bark Hut, Hd Cassini, Kangaroo Island 3. Clement Claud CASTINE was born 24 Jan 1876 in Auburn, SA and died 09 Aug 1938 in Magill, SA. He married Charlotte HOWITT 14 Dec 1912 in Magill, SA. She was born 12 Jul 1878 in Magill, SA and died 20 Aug 1958 in Beulah Park, SA, daughter of Charles HOWITT. Other events in the life of Clement Claud CASTINEMilitary: Boer War, Lance CorporalResidence: BET 1908 & 1912, The Springs, Hd Cassini, Kangaroo Island Children of Clement Claud CASTINE and Charlotte HOWITT: i. Claire Howitt CASTINE was born 11 Jan 1914 in Adelaide, SA and died 08 May 2002 ii. Kathleen CASTINE was born 25 Mar 1915 in Adelaide, SA and died 05 Jan 1972
1908-1912 managed "The Springs", Hd Cassini.
1910 his brother was managing "Bark Hut", Hd of Cassini.
Father (Lt-Col John William Castine) continued to have an interest in KI farming for many years.
The death occurred at Magill on Wednesday of Mr C. C. Castine, the popular secretary of the S.A. Rifle Clubs Association. He was 62 years of age and saw active service in the South African War. About 1910 he came to Kangaroo Island and for several years worked the Bark Hut property. During that period he joined up with the Kingscote Rifle Club, and his advice and assistance was much appreciated by its members. Some time after returning to Adelaide he commenced business dealing with Rifles, Guns etc., and some of his old friends often looked in when in Adelaide, to chat on matters effecting the welfare of the Island, of which the late Mr Castine took a keen interest. He leaves a wife and two daughters [Claire and Kathleen]. His friends on the Island regret to hear of his death.OBITUARY. (1938, August 12). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191419534