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Augustus George COSTE

Regimental number1815
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address29 Thomas Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Augustus Coste, Spit Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 March 1916
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 6 March 1916 - 2nd Rfcts, 36th Bn; taken on strength, 36th Bn, 18 January 1917; mortally wounded 9 June 1917.
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death35
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row P, Grave No. 13), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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