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Regimental number849
Date of birth7 July 1897
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressHanover Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick Costello, Hanover Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other detailsService in Egypt, Gallipoli and France. Twice wounded and gassed once. Was with his unit at the war's end.
Date of death22 July 1968
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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