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 John Arthur Costello

John Arthur Costello

Birth
Bolton, Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Death 4 Dec 1915 (aged 29–30)
Wittenberg, Landkreis Wittenberg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Burial Bolton, Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Memorial ID 111812994 · View Source
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Enlisted 1st Bn Loyal North Lanc's 28 October 1914
Landed in France 29 November 1914
Joined 1st Bn at Hazebrouck 4 Dec 1914
Moved to retake trenches lost by Indian Division 21 December 1914 at Givenchey
22 December 1914 Bn had to retire from captured trenches after running out of ammunition losing 408 Other Ranks Killed, Wounded or Captured including John Arthur Costello.
Imprisoned at Wittenberg POW Camp Saxony, Germany
Admitted to POW Hospital with Pulmonary Tuberculosis (Consumption) 11 September 1915. Died 4 December 1915
Reburied 1920' Berlin South Cemetery


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  • Created by: BlueKingEll
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111812994
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Arthur Costello (1885–4 Dec 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111812994, citing Heaton Cemetery, Bolton, Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England ; Maintained by BlueKingEll (contributor 48006412) .