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Regimental number1528
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Costello, 40 Drive, Mansions, Fulham Road, London, England
Enlistment date10 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 10 December 1914 - 3rd Rfcts 7 Btn; TOS, 7 Btn 8 May 1915.
FateKilled in Action 17 December 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death17 December 1915
Age at death23
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 1), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James COSTELLO, Police Quarters, Negapatam, Tanjore, Southern India
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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