Costall Robert Gunner 14221709

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Name Costall Robert
Army number 14221709
Rank Gunner
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the General Staff Corps 2/7/1942 and posted to a Primary Training Centre for Basic Training. Transferred to the Royal Artillery and posted to 38th Signal Training Regiment. Posted to 4th Field Training Regiment 15/1/1943. Posted to 178th Field Regiment 1/3/1943. Posted overseas 13/3/1943. Served India. Posted to X List (2) India 9/9/1943. Posted to 178th Field Regiment 24/9/1943. Posted to X List (II) India 1/9/1944. Posted to 178th Field Regiment 16/4/1944. Posted X List (2) India 16/6/1944. Posted 178th Field Regiment 4/7/1944. Returned to the UK. Posted to the R.A. Depot 20/6/1946. Unit Release Y List (7) 20/2/1947. Relegated to Z (T) Reserve 25/5/1947. Demobilised.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
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Information on this Page has been extracted from the Royal Artillery Tracer Card found for this soldier on