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William COSTELLO

Regimental number1679
Place of birthHealesville Victoria
SchoolSt Augustines Roman Catholic, Yarraville, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
AddressOakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Ellen Costello, Oakleigh Convent, Oakleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row J, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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