We remember Michael Costigan

We remember Michael Costigan

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling Edward Costigan Source:8691538 1873
1882
birth St John's, Kilkenny Ireland Source:8691378 Source:8691381 17th January 1882
1900
employment Labourer County Waterford Ireland Source:8691378 17th January 1900
1900
service British Army Private 3824 Royal Irish Regiment 4th Battalion (Extra Reserve) Source:8691378 17th January 1900 - 26th July 1908
1900
location Peters Street, Tramore, County Waterford Ireland parents address Source:8691378 17th January 1900
1901
events Absent without leave Military Discipline Woking United Kingdom Punished with 7 days confined to barracks Source:8691378 14th May 1901
1901
hospitalisation Gonorrhoea Hospital/Institution Source:8691378 21st May 1901 - 17th June 1901
1901
hospitalisation Gonorrhoea Hospital/Institution Source:8691378 19th June 1901 - 2nd July 1901
1902
events Riotous behaviour Prison and Crime Clonmel Ireland Source:8691378 1st October 1902 - 31st October 1902
1903
children Mary Costigan Source:8691378 22nd February 1903
1905
events Absent without leave Military Discipline Nenagh, County Tipperary Ireland Punished with 7 days confined to barracks Source:8691378 9th June 1905
1906
events Drunkeness Military Discipline Nenagh, County Tipperary Ireland Admonished Source:8691378 16th June 1906
1907
children Bridget Costigan Source:8691538 1907
1908
children James Costigan Source:8691538 1908
1908
enlistment Tipperary Ireland Source:8691378 26th July 1908
1908
employment Labourer Source:8691378 26th July 1908
1908
service British Army Private 3824 Royal Irish Regiment 3rd Battalion (Reserve) Source:8691378 26th July 1908 - 11th September 1914
1909
marriage Ellen Harty Source:8691538 10th September 1909
1911
employment General Labourer Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary Ireland Source:8691538 2nd April 1911
1911
location Ballyrichard, Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary Ireland their own address Source:8691538 2nd April 1911
1912
children Catherine Costigan Source:8691378 29th June 1912
1914
service British Army Private 3824 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8691378 11th September 1914 - 15th October 1914
1914
death Killed in Action Private Michael Costigan was killed in action: "At 2.15 pm our line advanced, captured the enemy's trenches and drove them back through St Vaast at the point of the bayonet." (Battalion War Diary) the vicinity of Vieille-Chapelle, Pas de Calais France Source:7482595 Source:8691384 Source:8691386 15th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panel 11 and 12 Source:8691381
sibling William Costigan Source:8691378
sibling Martha Costigan Source:8691378

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Michael
Initials M
Last Name Costigan
Source 969789
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ballyrichard, Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary Ireland their own address known 2nd April 1911
Peters Street, Tramore, County Waterford Ireland parents address known 17th January 1900
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3824 Royal Irish Regiment 4th Battalion (Extra Reserve) Private
British Army 3824 Royal Irish Regiment 3rd Battalion (Reserve) Private
British Army 3824 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Catherine Costigan daughter 29th June 1912
Bridget Costigan daughter 1907
James Costigan son 1908
Mary Costigan daughter 22nd February 1903
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Costigan mother
James Costigan father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Costigan brother
Martha Costigan sister
Edward Costigan brother 1873
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Harty wife 10th September 1909
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Sallow Grey Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1908-07-26 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1908-07-26 Roman Catholic

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
"There's a Devil in the Drum" by J.F.Lucy Patrick63223
“The Mons Star: The British Expeditionary Force 1914” Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Carrick-on-Suir, Tipperary Patrick63223
Tramore, County Waterford, Circa 1900 Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Kilkenny Patrick63223
Vailly-sur-Aisne before the war Patrick63223
La Ferme de St Pierre, Vailly-sur-Aisne Patrick63223
Le Chateau de Vauxcelles, Vailly-sur-Aisne Patrick63223
Courcelles Patrick63223
Vieille-Chapelle after the first bombardment Patrick63223
The original location of Royal Irish graves Patrick63223
The original location of Royal Irish graves Patrick63223
Concentration document Patrick63223
Vieille-Chapelle New Military Cemetery Patrick63223
La Ferté-sous-Jouarre Memorial Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223

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