Regimental Number: 506164
Branch: Engineer Training Depot
John was born in Ottawa, Ontario on April 11, 1879. He enlisted on August 7, 1916 but a week later was admitted to a hospital in Edmonton due to a “septic hand” and his left ring finger was amputated. He was consequently discharged in January of 1917.
*Please note that the service file contains documents for John Joseph Costello #506164, who was born in Ottawa and enlisted in Grande Prairie, as well as John Joseph Costello #2323622, who was born in Victoria and enlisted in Merritt, BC.