• Joseph William Costin

Army / Flying Corps
  • 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 3rd Brigade
  • Lieutenant

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    • C02496 AWM & NAA 26th Bn Research by Gary Parsons
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 6 March 2017

    C02496 Officers of the 9th Battalion aboard HMAT Omrah (A5). Identified back row, left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) (later Captain) Arthur Cowan Hinton; Lt Joseph William Costin, killed in action, aged 23, at Gallipoli on 25-28 April 1915; unidentified; Lt (later Captain) George Thomas. Third row: Lt Henry Cavendish Harvey, Captain (Capt) Alexander Clifford Vernon Melbourne; Lt P J Boase, Capt Isaac Jackson; Capt (later Major, 50th Battalion) Alfred George Salisbury DSC; Capt (later Lieutenant Colonel) John Alexander Milne, killed in action, aged 46, in France on 12 April 1918; Lt H G Ker; Capt (later Major) John Leaper Fisher, Anzac Provost Corps; Lt (later Major) William McKenzie Young; Major (Maj) Sydney Beresford Robertson, killed in action, aged 29, at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915; one unidentified; Lt William John Rigby, killed in action, aged 23, at Gallipoli on 25-28 April 1915. Second row: Lt (later Maj, 45th Battalion) Duncan Chapman, killed in action at Pozieres on 6 August 1916; Maj William Cavendish Harvey VD; Maj J C Robertson; Lt Col Harry William Lee VD; Capt (later Maj) Thomas Victor Brown, Anzac Provost Corps; Capt A G Butler; Capt (later Maj) John Mitchell Dougall. Front row: Lt Frank Granville Haymen, killed in action at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915; Lt (later Capt) Lancelot Alban Jones; Lt (later Maj) Charles Fortescue MC DSO; Lt Rogers.

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    • P08743.001 AWM & NAA 26th Bn Research by Gary Parsons
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 6 March 2017

    P08743.001 Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Joseph William Costin, 9th Battalion, of Paddington, Qld. An electrical engineer prior to enlistment he embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT Omrah (A5) on 24 September 1914. Lt Costin was killed in action on 25 April 1915, aged 23. He has no known grave and his name is recorded on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

    P08743.001
    • AWM & NAA 26th Bn Research by Gary Parsons
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Monday, 6 March 2017

    Roll of Honour: Joseph William Costin P08743.001 Rank: Lieutenant Unit: 9th Australian Infantry Battalion Service: Australian Army Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict eligibility date:  First World War, 1914-1921 Date of death: 25 April 1915 Place of death: Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey Cause of death: Killed in action Age at death: 23 Place of association: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Cemetery or memorial details: Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army