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James Philip Costello

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My Father in Italy 1945

J.P. Costello

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Philip AWMM
  • Surname
    Costello AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Phil AWMM
  • Service number
    590956 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1915 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 103 Tipari Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Costello (wife), C/o Mrs T. Moroney, 28 Buller Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    590956 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Customs officer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Emilie; father of Marie, Christine, Josephine, Christopher. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 January 2009 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 January 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 42 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 January 2009 AWMM

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06 August 2023Christopher JohnTexas Queensland Australia Child

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