Sergeant Andrew Gordon COSTELLO

Service No: 404086
Born: Charters Towers QLD, 24 April 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 May 1940
Unit: No. 452 Squadron
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 452 Squadron Spitfire aircraft), Lincolnshire, 5 July 1941, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Kirton-in-Lindsey Cemetery, Lincolnshire, UK
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Quirk and Lyla Julia Costello, of Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Charters Towers QLD
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 5 July 1941, Sergeant Costello flying a Spitfire aircraft crashed near Louth, Lincolnshire, during an operational flight and he was killed.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/98/274

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