William Frederick KOSTER AKA KOSTIN

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KOSTER AKA KOSTIN, William Frederick

Service Number: 589
Enlisted: 30 November 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 20 November 1893
Home Town: Chinchilla, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway porter
Died: Died of Illness, France, 2 December 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension
V. E. 32.
Memorials: 41st Battalion Roll of Honour, 42nd Infantry Battalion AIF Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Chinchilla War Memorial, Queensland Railways Toowoomba Employees
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World War 1 Service

30 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 589, Toowoomba, Queensland
5 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 589, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
5 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 589, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Sydney
9 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 589, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Messines, Shrapnel wounds (leg and left buttock)
18 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 41st Infantry Battalion
2 Dec 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 41st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under alias William Frederick Kostin.