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Frank Charles COSTIN

Regimental number6298
Place of birthBodalla New South Wales
SchoolKianga Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNarooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Ew Costin, Narooma, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 8), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alice COSTIN, Narooma, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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