(Service number 75731)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 2 July 1895 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Railway Station, Waipukurau
Occupation Fireman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Kathleen COSTIGAN (mother), Middle Street, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 39th Reinforcements, B Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Engine driver


Date 5 May 1965 Age 69 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 100, Plot 139
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Patrick Costigan was the son of Jeremiah and Kathleen (Kate) Costigan. Patirck was educated at Sacred Heart School Timaru and the Timaru Marist Brothers School.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Datanase [17 August 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [24 September 2018]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [24 September 2018]; Timaru cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [24 September 2018[

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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