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Henry James COSTIN

Regimental number212
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarrier
Address112 Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Pearl Costin, 48 Landers Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentFarrier Corporal
Unit nameDivisional Train, No 1 Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Consistent good work from 1 March 1916 to 1 September 1916.'
Recommendation date: 7 September 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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