The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Captain Eric Boyd Costin, D.S.O.

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - E.B. Costin

Lieut. E.B. Costin

Lieut. E.B. Costin (1908)

Lieut. E.B. Costin

Lieut. E.B. Costin (1912)

Lieut. E.B. Costin

Lieut. E.B. Costin
(Date tbc, est. 1915)
See full image below.

Service:

The Connecting File, Vol. IX, No. 1, January, 1930

"Old friends will be interested in knowing that Major Eric Costin, D.S.O., has transferred from the West Yorks to the Manchester Regiment and is doing duty with the 2nd Battalion at Gough Barracks, Trinulgherry, Deccon, India. Another lick between the good old Manchesters and The R.C.R.

The Connecting File, Vol. XVII, No. 4, December, 1938

Lieut.-Colonel E.B. Costin, D.S.O., the Manchester Regiment, late R.C.R., has been transferred to Poona, India, where he will take up the appointment of A.A.&Q.M.G., Southern Command.

Date of Birth - 2 Aug 1889

Date of Death - 1971

This photo of Lieutenant Eric Boyd Costin is estimated as taken in 1915 before his transfer to the West Yorkshire Regiment of the British Army. Photo provided by Hugh Conway (RCR, ret'd).

This photo of Lieutenant Eric Boyd Costin is estimated as taken in 1915 before his transfer to the West Yorkshire Regiment of the British Army.
Photo provided by Hugh Conway (The RCR, ret'd).

Hon. Maj.-Gen. EricCostin's medal group was identified on the British Medal Forum as reported stolen July 2010.

Miniature medal group of Hon. Maj.-Gen. Eric Boyd Costin, D.S.O.

Miniature medal group of Hon. Maj.-Gen. Eric Boyd Costin, D.S.O.

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