Guadalupe Castillo

Guadalupe Castillo

Age: 19
Branch: USNR
Rank: S1c (CB)
Unit: UDT9
Station: U.S.S. Belknap

Fallen on: 12 Jan 1945
Location: Japan
Campaign: Invasion of Lingayen Gulf

Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart (awarded posthumously)

Hometown: Myers, MT

S1c Castillo was among 38 killed when a Japanese suicide plane hit the USS Belknap (APD-34) amidships. 11 of those lost were from UDT9.