Studio portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Joseph William Costin, 9th Battalion, of Paddington, Qld. An ...

Unit 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number P08743.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital print
Maker Unknown
Date made 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

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.