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8870   Private Hugh Costello
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Dated added: 24/09/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Died: 09/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Hugh Costello was born in Lavey, Gulladuff, County Londonderry. Private Hugh Costello was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action on Tuesday 9th October 1917. Private Hugh Costello as no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 10-11
CWGC Casualty 841430
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Hugh Costello can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023