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Harold Joseph Aloysius COSTIN

Regimental number1012
Place of birthBreakfast Creek Queensland
SchoolRoman Catholic College, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
Address40 Kennigo Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Josephine Costin, 40 Kennigo Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date31 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho-pneumonia.
FateDied of wounds 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, row E, Grave No. 6), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Kathleen COSTIN, 17 Kellett Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Brisbane
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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