John Costin


AWM memorial panel 157

Russian spelling

Иван Костин

Born 16.02.1891

Place Riga, Latvia

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Church of England

Mother Julia Costin

Arrived at Australia
on 14.08.1914

Residence before enlistment Moona Plains, Walcha, Grafton, NSW

Occupation Seaman, labourer

Service
service number 4701
enlisted 18.09.1917
POE Grafton, NSW
unit 1st Pioneer Battalion, 53rd Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1918
casualties WIA 1918
final fate KIA 1.09.1918
cemetery 511 Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Red Cross Wounded and Missing file (AWM)

Digitised Roll of Honour circular (AWM)