Victor Emmanuel COSTA

Regimental number1814
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Collegiate College, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCustoms officer
AddressPilot Dock, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8.5"
Weight127 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Ellen Costa, Pilot Dock, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBray Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Anthony and Jessie Ellen COSTA, Ocean Street, Kogarah, New South Wales. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, COSTA Victor Emmanuel